How to Grow Roses from Seed?

Answer If the roses you have at home are so lovely that you'd like to grow more of them from seed, wait for the rosehips to develop and harvest the seed, as follows.

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Amaryllis have seed pods...when and how do i harvest them how hard are they to grow from seed?

It seems easy enough... but the seeds need to be planted soon after the capsule matures and opens. If you delay, the seeds may die. As the flower fades, the pod at the base of the flower will swel... Read More »

How do I grow roses from rose hips?

Removing SeedsCut rose hips off of plants when they've changed color from green to yellow, orange or red. Some rose hips may not change color from green; just ignore plants that have turned soft an... Read More »

How do I grow roses from a rose stem?

CuttingChoose an old rose variety that is grown from its own root stock, and plan to make the cutting during early fall. Cut the faded bloom or rose hip off just before the first leaves. Make the s... Read More »

How do I grow heirloom roses from cuttings?

Take the CuttingTake cuttings from rose stems that have recently bloomed, in late fall. Cut 6- to 8-inch stems from the outside of the rose bush. Trim the leaves off the bottom half of the cutting,... Read More »