starting Rugosas from seed?

cat4554(Z6NJ)May 24, 2005

I've read on the internet that you can start a Rugosas from seed, is it easy or hard? how does one do it?

Also, does anyone have any Rugosas Blanc Double de Coubert seeds to sell?

Mary Ann

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Loretta NJ Z6

I have 4 rugosa rubra seedlings. I wintersowed them outdoors but they did not germinate until the second spring. They are about three years old and still have not budded. I am hoping I will see something this year.
My BDdC was a very cheap bag rose and has done very well. It is often the first rose to bloom in my garden as it is this year. Some years it blooms all season and others it blooms lightly. So far mine has never set hips. I read some of them do. I also read that many do not like this rose because the spent blossom looks like used tissues. They prefer alba.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2005 at 9:18PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Citrus in northern nj
Anyone growing citrus in northern nj? Need help finding...
jersey21
Straw Bales for sale in NJ?
Reading "Straw Bale Gardens" and wondering...
jlr518
Anyone planning on wintersowing?
I know there's a separate forum for this, but just...
agardenstateof_mind
Looking for Linnaea Borealis (Twin Flower)
I am looking for Linnaea Borealis (also called Twin...
tjtb
Where to get pine bark fine in north Jersey?
I had good luck with 5-1-1 but had yet to find a good...
BloomCin Zone 6b North Jersey
Sponsored Products
Steelcase | Redesigned Think Chair in 3D Fabric - Black/Color
YLiving.com
John Richard Hand-Blown Glass Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Nature Nap Oval Cat Bed Dog Bed
$29.50 | FRONTGATE
GAN | Mangas Collection Largas ML1N Naturales Rug
YLiving.com
FiberBuilt Bambusa 9-ft. Aluminum Contract Patio Umbrella - 9SPP-4610
$899.99 | Hayneedle
Marble Tile: Emser Flooring Silver 12 in. x 12 in. x 9.5 mm Marble Mesh-Mounted
$22.82 | Home Depot
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™