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Chocolate vine. A climber form China and Japan, growing up to 10 m (32 ft) high; semi-evergreen with fragrant flowers. The seed pods it produces in good summers contain a delicious chocolate-like edible pulp, while the young shoots are edible raw or pickled. Leaves are used to make a tea. Stems are sometimes used for basketry. Prefers a sunny site; hardy to -23°C.
1 In stock.
Cherry plum. Seedling cherry plum trees make a good large windbreak (6-8m high) and youll get some nice fruits too especially on the inner less exposed sides.40-60cm bare root.
71 In stock.
Thimbleberry. Suckering thornless shrub to 2m high with large leaves for sun or part shade and well drained soil. Has edible fruits of good flavour.
13 In stock.
Rosa rugosa bare root£2.00
Apple rose. A very hardy and disease resistant rose, making a bush 1.5-2 m high, slightly spreading. One of the very best for rose hips, which are huge 25-30 mm across, round, and very good for processing. Flowers are nice in salads etc. Good in hedges too.
9 In stock.
Rakkyo. Widely cultivated in Asia for its edible leaves (chive-like), flowers and bulbs which can reach a good size. Can be kept as a perennial and divided every few years.
1 In stock.
Garlic chives, Chinese chives. Chinese perennial growing to 50 cm (20) high which needs a sunny site. Well known for its edible leaves with a garlic flavour; also edible are the bulbs, seeds and flowers. Also used medicinally. Bees like the flowers. Hardy to -15°C.
26 In stock.
Dioscorea japonica – aerial tubers£4.00
Japanese yam. A twining perennial climber. Produces starchy edible tubers and aerial tubers too. Supplied as 4 aerial tubers.
5 In stock.
Apple mint, Round-leaved mint. Another vigorous mint from Europe, this one a spreading perennial growing 1 m (3 ft) high which likes a moist soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. Leaves are used for flavouring, bees love the flowers, and forms a ground cover.
13 In stock.
Rumex acetosa Large Leaved£5.00
Sorrel. A hardy perennial with excellent lemony leaves to use in salads or cooking.
34 In stock.
Buckler-leaved sorrel, French sorrel, Garden sorrel. Probably the nicest edible member of the Rumex family, this well known sorrel forms a fair ground cover, growing 30 cm (1 ft) high and self-seeding itself around the garden. It is unfussy about soil or situation, through it prefers sun or part shade; hardy to -20°C. The leaves, as well as being edible raw or cooked with a delicious lemony flavour and nice texture, are used medicinally; they should be used sparingly.
6 In stock.
Tilia cordata bare root£2.50
Small leaved lime. Has great edible young leaves all through the growing season for salads. Use them as a base ingredient instead of something like lettuce. To manage as a leaf crop, coppice or polllard trees every 1-5 years to keep them bushy. 100-125 cm trees.
33 In stock.
Tilia platyphyllos bare root£2.50
Large leaved lime. Has great edible young leaves all through the growing season for salads. Use them as a base ingredient instead of something like lettuce. To manage as a leaf crop, coppice or polllard trees every 1-5 years to keep them bushy. 100-125 cm trees.
28 In stock.