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Dog Rose

Rosa canina

Also known as

Bird Briar, Briar Rose, Buckieberries, Canker, Cankerberry, Canker Flower, Canker Rose, Cat Whin, Choop Tree, Common Brier, Dog Briar, Dog Brier, Hep Briar, Hep Rose, Hep Tree, Wild Rose, Common-Briar, Dog rose, Dog brier, Rose, Brier

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

2.5m

2.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Dog Rose Overview

This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Common problems with Dog Rose

How to propagate Dog Rose

Budding

By budding in summer.

Cuttings

Hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Grafting

Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.

Other uses of Dog Rose

Wildflower/meadow, medicinal, culinary (hips are vitamin C rich and can be made into jelly and syrups)

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