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Unique & Unusual Edibles

Have you ever wanted to grow mushrooms, or Incan tuber crops? Dry your own tea? Make traditional foods? You've come to the right place! We've got everything from Russian tea plants to fruiting dogwoods and Chinese hawthorn berries. No matter if you're looking for ginger, wasabi, or even rhubarb you'll find it in here!

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    Maitake Mushroom Dowels (100)

    (Grifola frondosa) Maitake, also known as "Hen of the Woods" is a native of Eastern North America. It is prized by mushroom hunters for it's deli...

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    Marron™ Medlar

    The new cultivar that is highly productive and produces large fruit with flavorful pulp.

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    Leccino Olive

    Oleo europa 'Leccino' Now you can grow the olives they grow in Italy! Leccino is one of the primary cultivars used in Italian olive oil production;...

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    Maurino Olive

    Oleo europa 'Maurino' Exceptionally graceful with its pendant, draping form, Maurino is also one of the most cold-tolerant varieties of olive culti...

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    Oyster Mushroom Dowels (100)

    (Pleurotus ostreatus) Among the easiest of mushrooms to grow and an excellent introduction to home mushroom cultivation.The mushrooms are usually...

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    Purple Yacon

    Smallanthus sanchifolius  Yacon is a perennial sunflower relative grown in the mid-elevation Andes for its crisp, sweet-tasting tuberous root; deli...

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    Almond Portobello Garden Spawn

     (Agaricus subrufesens) This mushroom is favored as a culinary and as a medicinal mushroom. It grows best when mixed in with your compost or a bag...

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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 Ea...

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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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    Oyster Mushroom Kit

    Now you enjoy this gourmet wild mushroom in any season. Place the kit anywhere where the temperature is above 60 degrees and within a couple wee...

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    Shiitake Mushroom (100 dowels)

    Lentinus edodes Shiitake mushrooms are delicious, with a rich flavor and firm texture. They are also very nutritious, containing lots of B vitamins...

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    Chicken of the Woods Mushroom Dowels (100)

    (Laetiporus sulphureus) Easy to recognize, the combination of bright orange and sulfur yellow make it a real show stopper. As tasty as it is colo...

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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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    Lion's Mane Mushroom 100 dowels

    (Hericium erinaceus) A beautiful, large, and showy mushroom. This tasty treat is found in the late summer and fall on hardwood stumps and logs th...

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    Coral Blaze ™ Cornus Mas

    Cornus mas 'Coral Blaze' Coral Blaze ™ Cornelian Cherry is a product of the Ukranian cornus mas breeding program. As a results it produces large an...

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    King Stropharia Garden Giant Spawn

    Stropharia rugoso-annulata Also know as the 'Wine Cap'. As the name implies this mushroom can get large (up to 5lbs), but these beautiful, wine-red...

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    Old Homestead Flowering Quince

    Chaenomeles 'Old Homestead' Flowering quinces are a group of very winter hardy, disease resistant, deciduous shrubs covered with an abundanc...

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    Mazuma Wasabi

    Wasabia japonica 'Mazuma' Mazuma Wasabi is native to Japan and is grown for its unique, enlarged stem or rhizome. Wasabi prefers shade and cool tem...

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    Little Ruby Fig

    Ficus carica 'Little Ruby' Little Ruby is tiny but mighty! So small it's grown by some as a bonsai specimen, it both ripens a fall crop regularly i...

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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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    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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    Passiflora PinkPop™

    Passiflora incarnata 'PinkPop' A rare pink variety of Maypop, this passion flower blooms with large vivid lavender-pink blossoms! Like most passifl...

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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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    Lemon Guava

    Pisidium littorale 'Lemon' Lemon guava can help you bring the taste of the tropics indoors! It can be widely grown as a potted indoor/outdoor shrub...

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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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    Russian Sochi Tea

    Camellia sinensis 'Sochi' Tea plants, originally native to China and Southeast Asia, are very important plants for humans worldwide. The green and ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Arbequina Olive

    A Spanish variety of fruiting olive, this attractive evergreen tree is self-fertile and early ripening. It is prized for both the olives and the o...

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    Sechuan Pepper

    Zanthoxylum simulans The highly fragrant seeds and leaves are used in Chinese cooking. This shrub grows to up 10' or larger and is hardy to minus 1...

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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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