Will hips ripen indoors?

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pmutalik2000
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Will hips ripen indoors?

Post: # 72207Post pmutalik2000
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:31 pm

I have several hips on plants (container) that have not ripened. It's getting to be frost time in the north east and so I brought the plants in to my basement. I have grow lights and the temperature in the basement is between 55 and 60 F. Will the hips still ripen?

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Don
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Re: Will hips ripen indoors?

Post: # 72208Post Don
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:38 pm

If they are 100 days old or close to it then they are mature enough to harvest. Otherwise yes. Leave the lights on 24/7.
What doesn't kill them makes them stronger.

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