It's a thick deciduous shrub that grows 2–3 metres tall and wide, with many hooked prickles on the stems. The leaves have a distinct apple-like scent. The leaves are pinnately compound, with 5–9 rounded to oval leaflets with a serrated edge and many glandular hairs, and are 5–9 cm long. The blooms are 1.8–3 cm in diameter, with five pink petals and a white base, with many yellow stamens; they bloom in clusters of two to seven from late spring to mid-summer. The fruit is a red hip that is globose to oblong in shape and is 1–2 cm in diameter.
Botanical Name : Rosa eglantaria
Common Name : Sweet Briar
Height : 6-10 ft
Spread : 4 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 30-60 days warm stratification followed by 90-120 cold
Hardiness zone : 5-8
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1563