CULTIVATION OF A HIPSTER AS A BUSINESS
Rosehip is a shrub in height from 1 to 3 meters with a diverse shape of berries: round, oval, bulb. Today, more than 400 species are known, many of which are spontaneous hybrids. The best in terms of yield, vitamin content and other indicators are such varieties as:
Cinnamon dog rose.
And the most popular are: Titan, Victory, Apple and others. Due to its aroma and rich vitamin composition, wild rose is a useful ingredient for tea, medicinal blends, creating oils and jam. It is widely used in pharmaceuticals, medicine and cosmetology. The Internet is full of ads for the purchase of rosehips at a price: $ 1.5 / kg – dried and $ 0.57 / kg – the usual is not dried. Rosehip productivity – 2t / ha. Therefore, the cultivation of this wild rose is a profitable and promising business idea.CULTIVATION OF THE PINK FROM THE SCREWS
Dogrose can be propagated not only by seeds, but also by layering, rhizomatous offspring and cuttings. Consider the latter method. Cuttings need to prepare in advance, it is done either before or after flowering. For this, the upper part of the shoot is trimmed, the optimal length of the cutting is 10-15 cm. The color of the branches should be green, not burgundy, since this shade is characteristic only for very young shoots. On the handle should be about 2 internodes and 2-3 buds. It is also necessary to remove the very top of the cutting and the lower leaves, shorten the deciduous plates by half. But some of the tissues from the perennial branch (heel) are left, if there is one, since the cutting with it is better rooted.
Conditions for growing rose hips
It is possible to plant cuttings both in pre-prepared beds and in boxes. The composition of the soil should be drainage (sawdust or claydite will fit, they are placed on the bottom of the box), a mixture of sand and humus soil (it is laid out with the next layer about 10 cm thick), and the river sand is 3-5 cm above, which needs to be washed thoroughly . In the moistened soil, the cuttings are immersed to the upper bud, then they are shaved and covered with a film (you can also cover each cutting with a plastic cup or bottle). Before the appearance of the roots and axillary leaves, which occurs approximately in a month, each cutting should be sprayed 1-2 times a day. After that, you need to give the plant to get used to the open air by making holes of medium diameter in the bottles / cups or by ventilating the shelter where the wild rose is grown.
Rosehip blooms in May and June, and bears fruit from late August to September. Collect the fruit is important in very durable gloves. This plant loves areas with good lighting and drainage; in wetlands or darkened places, the plant will not grow. It can be affected by pests such as leafworms, rosaceous aphids, or spider mites. From the first two plants will protect insecticides, and from spider mites – insectoacaricides.
REALIZATION OF DRIED FRUIT
The main issue of business ideas for growing wild rose is the implementation. It is possible to sell rose hips to individual customers as well as to pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and also food companies.
How to implement rose hips:
Contact the pharmaceutical companies that produce medicinal teas and sell herbal teas.
Sell dogrose in bulk at points of sale, for example, to stores where they sell dried fruits and nuts.
Contact the supermarkets, shops, points of sale of various goods on the market.
Sell rose hips among friends, and then expand its customer base thanks to their recommendations.
It is also worth noting that wild rose is actively exported to various European countries and the demand for it is growing every year. Growing a dog-rose takes not so much time and money, and since the fruits bring considerable benefits, their implementation should not be difficult. Growing this plant will quickly pay back the time and labor costs.