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Botanical name: Rosa arvensis
Other names: Field rose
Species: R. arvensis - R. arvensis is a medium-sized shrub rose with long thorny stems and single white flowers with yellow anthers in summer.
Rosa arvensis is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow, White in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Summer
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Rosa arvensis (Field rose) will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 6m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Ideally plant in moist, free-draining soil in a sunny position. This rose is also tolerant of poorer soil and shade. Avoid planting in sites that have previously been used for growing roses.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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The leaves are lush green, pinnate with five to seven ovate leaflets. The oval hips, up to two cm long, turn red in autumn and provide food for many birds, as well as small mammals. This is a good plant to have in a mixed native hedge.
Eric Jolley, Warrington, Cheshire