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*Attention* our garden center is closed to the public. Our bare-root season is over, but we still have supplies available to ship now. If you would like to place an order for fall 2021 or spring 2022, please check back after July 1st!
*Attention* our garden center is closed to the public. Our bare-root season is over, but we still have supplies available to ship now. If you would like to place an order for fall 2021 or spring 2022, please check back after July 1st!

Unique & Unusual Edibles

Have you ever wanted to grow mushrooms, or Incan tuber crops? You've come to the right place!

  • Babaco Papaya
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    Babaco Papaya

    Vasconcellea x heilbornii An ideal edible and ornamental houseplant, hardy to 28° F. Pronounced buh-BAH-co, it has a beautiful trunk and tropical l...

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  • Lemon Guava
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    Lemon Guava

    Lemon Guava, (Pisidium littorale) can be grown as a potted indoor shrub with tasty 1-2 inch round yellow fruit! It grows outdoors in USDA Zones 10 ...

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  • Mammoth Pineapple Guava
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    Mammoth Pineapple Guava

    As its name implies, Mammoth Pineapple Guava is a very large fruit, in fact it is the largest of all guava varieties. Sweet and flavorful, Mammoth ...

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  • Chilean Guava
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    Chilean Guava

    Myrus ugni molinae  The attractive and hard-to-find Chilean Guava bears red, one-inch, oval fruit with an estimable sweet/tart flavor, and an aroma...

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  • Tea Breeze
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    Tea Breeze

    Camellia Sinensis is a plant native to China and Southeast Asia, is globally a very important plant for humans. The black and green teas made from...

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  • Blushing Maiden Tea
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    Blushing Maiden Tea

    Camellia Sinensis is a plant native to China and Southeast Asia, is globally a very important plant for humans. The black and green teas made from...

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  • Russian Sochi Tea
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    Russian Sochi Tea

    Camellia Sinensis is a plant native to China and Southeast Asia, is globally a very important plant for humans. The black and green teas made from...

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  • Crimson Cherry Rhubarb
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    Crimson Cherry Rhubarb

    Rhubarb is easy to grow in most soils. Eat the stalks, not the leaves! Crimson Cherry is an extremely heavy and reliable producer. This is the red...

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  • Stevia Plant
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    Stevia Plant

    (Stevia rebaudiana) This remarkable perennial herb contains a powerfully sweet, calorie free, sugar substitute called steviaside that is many ti...

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  • Horseradish
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    Horseradish

    (Amoracia rusticana) Plant this vigorous root 3 inches deep in a rich soil with full sun, spacing two feet from other plants. Harvest roots after f...

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  • Mashua Tubers
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    Mashua Tubers

    Tropaeolum tuberosum Mashua (pronounced Mah-shwuh) is an Andean tuber. A relative of the garden nasturtium, Mashua is one of the highest-yielding, ...

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  • Misuma Wasabi
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    Misuma Wasabi

    Misuma Wasabi (Wasabia japonica) is native to Japan and is grown for its unique, enlarged stem or rhizome. Wasabi prefers shade and cool temperatur...

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  • Yacon
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    Yacon

    Smallanthus sonchifolius Yacon is a perennial plant grown in the mid-elevation Andes for its crisp, sweet-tasting tuberous root; delicious eaten fr...

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  • Oca Tubers
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    Oca Tubers

    Oxalis tuberosa Oca is another tasty tuber from the Andies! One of the lost crops of the Incas, oca is the second most popular tuber, after potatoe...

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  • Sichuan Pepper
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    Sichuan Pepper

    The highly fragrant seeds and leaves are used in Chinese cooking. This shrub grows to up 10' or larger and is hardy to minus 10 F. While production...

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  • Tuscan Blue Rosemary
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    Tuscan Blue Rosemary

    Wonderful for cooking, plants of this variety are particularly beautiful all year in the landscape. Plants grow to 4 foot tall and overwinter well ...

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  • Lemon Grass
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    Lemon Grass

    (Cymbopogon citratus) An easily grown perennial herb, essential to Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine. It is also used to add lemon flavor to herbal...

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  • Mioga Hardy Ginger
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    Mioga Hardy Ginger

    (Zingiber mioga) A hardy ginger that grows to 4 feet tall. The new shoots are blanched and eaten and the young leaves are edible. The white flower ...

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  • Sweet Bay
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    Sweet Bay

    Laurus nobilis Also called Grecian or true Bay. When you make a pot of soup, wouldn't you like to reach out your window and pick a bay leaf from th...

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  • Chusquea Culeo Bamboo
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    Chusquea Culeo Bamboo

    This unique clumping bamboo comes from the mountains of Chile and Argentina. Unlike most other bamboos, Chusquea culeo has solid culms. Each culm...

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  • Jersey Knight Asparagus
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    Jersey Knight Asparagus

    A new very flavorful all male variety. Since it doesn't produce flowers or seeds, all the energy goes into making delicious, tender spears. This ...

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  • Sweet Purple Asparagus
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    Sweet Purple Asparagus

    For the asparagus connoisseur. The purple spears have a 20% higher sugar content. Sweet Purple is often eaten raw. Very tender when cooked, the s...

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  • Dr. Yao Cinnamon Vine
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    Dr. Yao Cinnamon Vine

    (Dioscorea batatas) Cinnamon scented flowers and heart shaped leaves adorn this vigorous deciduous vine. In the mountains of northern China it pro...

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  • Old Homestead Flowering Quince
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    Old Homestead Flowering Quince

    Flowering quinces are a group of very winter hardy, disease resistant, deciduous shrubs covered with an abundance of beautiful flowers early...

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  • Contorted Flowering Quince
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    Contorted Flowering Quince

    Gorgeous pink flowers cover this unusually contorted 2-3' tall shrub in the very early spring. Cut branches can be brought indoors in January to bl...

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  • Red Azarole Hawthorn
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    Red Azarole Hawthorn

    Crataegus azarollus This small, ornamental hawthorn can be grown for beauty and for its many clusters of small, red fruit that taste like a tart ap...

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  • Red Sun Chinese Hawthorn
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    Red Sun Chinese Hawthorn

    Crataegus pinnatifida 'Red Sun' Red Sun is prized for its unique oak-leaf like foliage and large tasty fruit. Know in China as Shan Zha, this attra...

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  • Shipova European Pear
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    Shipova European Pear

    x Sorbopyrus auricularis A unique and exciting European pear and mountain ash cross from Yugoslavia, Shipova will grow to be a 15'+ tree and produc...

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  • Fragrant Spring Tree
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    Fragrant Spring Tree

    (Toona or Cedrela sinensis) This remarkable tree from China would grow to 30' or more with attractive compound leaves. However, keep it cut back a...

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  • Raintree Select Goumi
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    Raintree Select Goumi

    This seedling stood out at Raintree for its uniquely heavy production. A good pollenizer for Sweet Scarlet. 1 gallon size. USDA Zone: 6-9 Grow He...

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  • Goumi Sweet Scarlet
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    Goumi Sweet Scarlet

    This Ukrainian variety was selected for fruit production by Kiev Botanic Garden. 2-3 foot size.  USDA Zone: 6-9 Grow Height: 7' Ripening Time: A...

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  • Red Star Cornus Mas
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    Red Star Cornus Mas

    A very heavy producer of pungent, delicious, glossy dark red, oval fruit 1 1/4 inches long. Makes great preserves. An outstanding edible ornamental...

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  • Yellow Fruited Cornus Mas
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    Yellow Fruited Cornus Mas

    Cornus mas Prohibited to Florida This beautiful edible ornamental produces a fluffy foam of yellow flowers late in winter, has dainty dogwood point...

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  • Ivan Beauty Mountain Ash
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    Ivan Beauty Mountain Ash

    Sorbus aucuparia x Craetagus 'Ivan's Beauty' An import from the Ukraine bred by famed Russian plant breeder Ivan Michurin. The attractive, petit, u...

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  • Ivan's Belle Mountain Ash
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    Ivan's Belle Mountain Ash

    Sorbus aucuparia x Craetagus 'Ivan's Belle' An attractive tree from the Ukraine, this unusual cross of mountain ash and hawthorn was bred by famed...

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  • Big Golden Star Hawthorn
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    Big Golden Star Hawthorn

    Crataegus pinnatifida var. major 'Big Golden Star' Unlike the common hawthorn, this tree has few or no thorns, which makes gathering the fruit much...

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  • Spineless Caper
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    Spineless Caper

    (Capparis spinosa var. inermis) This shrub with arching stems grows to three feet tall. It produces an abundance of small flower buds on first year...

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  • Arp Rosemary
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    Arp Rosemary

    Hardy and easy to grow, this beautiful plants grows to 2-3' tall. It has grey-green foliage and pale blue flowers with a strong Rosemary fragrance ...

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  • Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince
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    Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince

    (Chaenomeles x superba) Cut the flowering stems of this dynamite quince, loaded with masses of crimson flowers with gold centers to make gorgeous b...

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  • C. cathayensis/Cathay Flowering Quince
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    C. cathayensis/Cathay Flowering Quince

    (Chaenomeles cathayensis) The unusual fruit of this rare tree produces a citrus-like juice that is high in Vitamin C and anti-oxidants and used in ...

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  • Chinese Yellow Ginger
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    Chinese Yellow Ginger

    Grow your own edible ginger root indoors! Harvested while young, the rhizomes will be more tender and juicier than grocery store ginger, with a sli...

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  • Toyo Nishiki Flowering Quince
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    Toyo Nishiki Flowering Quince

    Flowering quinces are a group of very winter hardy, disease resistant, deciduous shrubs covered with an abundance of beautiful flowers early...

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