Do miniatures set rose hips or do they "self-deadhead"?

Resolute_Noir(11 (Philippines/tropical))March 3, 2013

My Apricot Midinette has some spent blooms that already self-pollinated. I haven't deadheaded some blooms yet to see if they are gonna set some hips, but I checked this morning and the spent blooms look dry. Is this normal?

Here's a pic of one of the spent blooms on the right.

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seil zone 6b MI

Yes, miniatures will set hips. I use them when I make crosses all the time. Just take off the petals and leave the hip on the plant and let it ripen a good 90 to 102 days and you'll have seeds inside that you can plant if you like.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 4:50PM
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Resolute_Noir(11 (Philippines/tropical))

Oh thank goodness! I thought they were only good as pollen parents.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2013 at 5:29AM
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