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Caper Bush | Culinary Caper Berry Bush | Capperis Spinosa Plants

Caper Bush | Culinary Caper Berry Bush | Capperis Spinosa Plants

Caper Bush (Culinary)

SKU: 14404-01Priced for a well rooted plant in a 4" pot
Price/pkg: $13.95 

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3-7 10% $12.56
8-11 15% $11.86
12-100 20% $11.16

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Detailed Description

Caper Bush | Culinary Caper Berry Bush | Capperis Spinosa Plants
We're thrilled to offer this fun plant for cooks who love new adventures and who savor capers, those pickled green delicacies used in French, Mediterranean and Indian dishes. Capers are the unopened flower buds of the Capparis spinosa bush which are customarily harvested and brined before the blossoms pop open. The pickling is a snap (just vinegar, salt and water - here's a recipe). Should you decide to let the plants flower, the blossoms are pretty, a bit like single form roses, and edible fruit, known as caperberries, will develop. Caper shrubs are unusual and attractive ornamentals that flower their second or third year and live for decades, steadily producing more buds and berries. These plants thrive in hot, dry environments and prefer full sun. Extremely drought tolerant, and developed blooms are highly attractive to butterflies. Salt tolerant, and deer resistant too.
Common Name: Caper plant, caperberry bush
Botanical Name: Capperis spinosa
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Zones 9-11, possibly to zone 8 with protective placement/mulch
Height: 2-2.5 feet tall, can be trimmed hard in fall for more bud development
Color: Flower are white with violet stamen and sweetly fragrant
Bloom Season: Summer
Bulb/Plant Size: 4" pot
Number: 1 potted plant

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