The Rose of Szőreg (southern part of Hungary) has over a hundred years of unique history. To grow a rose tree is very labor-and skill-intensive production and usually this happening on a multi-generation family farm.
Where the growing tradition, the hand-budding technique, the professional & special knowledge is hand down from generation to generation.
The Roses of Szőreg were very beautiful in the beginning of century too, and were famous all around the world… thanks to the natural conditions. The most important one was/is the sunlight. A quality rose stock has to have a certain amount of sunshine per day, and important to know that, for how long, how intence and how much energy the stock should receive from the sun.
After several years of proceedings, on the 5th of August 2012, the stock of the rose of Szőreg got registered under the EU Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)and Geographical Indications (PGI) for agricultural products.
Szőreg has a “Rose” Museum, where objects and accessories can be found.
Come with us to the Rose Festival:
Szőreg, 21 -23rd of June, 2013.
Read more info: http://www.rozsaunnep.eu/
Source: http://szoregirozsa.hu/a-szoregi-rozsa/, Matthias Szabolcs – I should know, because I’m Hungarian