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Burr Rose

Rosa roxburghii

Also known as

Chestnut Rose, Chinquapin Rose

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

2.5m

4m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Burr Rose Overview

This shrub rose is very prickly with mid green leaves. In early summer it produces single fragrant pink flowers that develop into prickly yellow hips.

Common problems with Burr Rose

Deer & rabbits can also be a problem.

How to harvest Burr Rose

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Burr Rose

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Budding

Take T buds n summer.

Grafting

In summer.

Special features of Burr Rose

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Hedge plant

Attractive fruits

Other uses of Burr Rose

Can be grown as hedging/screens in informal/cottage gardens. They also are included in wildlife friendly gardens.