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Unique & Unusual Edibles

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

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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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Marron™ Medlar

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sechuan 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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