Ornamental shrub for rockery, hedges. The fruit is rich in vitamin C. It is used to make jam and herbal tea.
Evergreen shrub growing up to 2m with white or pale pink flowers. Oval and serrated leaves. Oval dark red fruit called rosehip. It adapts very well to any soils but prefers limestone ones.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.