having trouble with rose hips

proudgm_03(6 MO)September 12, 2008

I picked some brown "things" where the roses had been and let them sit for a couple of weeks. They didn't get soft. They are as hard as rocks. I'm I doing the wrong thing?

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

That has always been my experience when collecting rose hips from my Hansa Rugosa Rose...the only one I collect from.

Once they are good and hard, I crack with me teeth (probably shouldn't do that), or one could use a hammer.

After pulling the seeds out, I still let them dry a few days before packaging them.

Sue

    Bookmark   September 12, 2008 at 3:18PM
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