Saturday, September 17, 2016
ROSE HIP, COLONEL SAMUEL SMITH PARK, TORONTO, ON
The rose hip, also known as rose haw or rose hep, is the fruit of the rose plant. It is typically red-to-orange. Rose hips begin to form after successfull pollonation of the flowers in spring and early summer, and ripen in late summer through autumn. Rose hips are used for herbal tea, jam, jelly, rose hip soup, beverages, pies, bread, wine and marmalade.