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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Goumi Sweet Scarlet

    Eleagnus multiflora 'Sweet Scarlet' Be ready to enjoy loads of nutritious, tasty scarlet berries from this hardy bush! This Ukrainian variety was s...

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    Passiflora PinkPop™

    Passiflora incarnata 'PinkPop' A rare pink variety of hardy Maypop, this passion flower blooms with large vivid lavender-pink blossoms! Flowers, le...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Raintree Select Goumi

    Eleagnus multiflora 'Raintree Select' Be ready to enjoy loads of nutritious, tasty scarlet berries from this hardy bush! This seedling stood out at...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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