Harvesting Rose Hips: Why, When and How
What do quince trees, loquat trees, apple trees and roses have in common? All of them, even roses, produce fleshy, seed-loaded fruits known as pomes. Rose pome fruits -- better known as hips -- are deliciously tangy and sweet, packed with Vitamin C and filled with tiny, plantable seeds. Learn how to harvest them for use in home-prepared syrup, jam or tea.