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Not only beautiful, but edible. It's a gardener's ideal to produce and environment that not only feeds the aesthetic, but the body as well! Look here for Actinidia (Kiwi), Lycium (Goji), Ribes (Red currant), Rubus (Blackberry) and a selection of grapes, among other mouth waterers!

Akebia quinata

Chocolate vine

A fast-growing vine with beautiful, green, round leaves.

The underside of the leaves have a bluish-green colour and have a purple hue in winter. It produces spicy, brown purple coloured flowers that smell like vanilla.

After a long hot summer, the 12cm (4 inch) long, sausage-shaped, edible fruits appear, which ripen in early autumn.

Flowering March to May
Likes full sun, partial shade
Height: 800 cm (24 feet)
Prune back to old wood throughout the year
Winter hardy and deciduous climber
HardinessProtect below -20°c
WateringWater moderately
SunLight shadow / sun

+ Tot. height: 60-70cm, pot: 2 ltr., 1.2Kg.  € 8.95
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Carissa macrocarpa (Grandiflora)

Dwarf natal plum

Choose this shrub if you are in Zones 9-11. Zone 9 shrubs will do better if protected from the winters. They may fall prey to winter chills and freezes but will regrow in the spring. It originally comes from Natal, South Africa, naturally inspiring the common name.

You can eat the red fruit fresh or make them into jams, pies, tarts, syrups, pickles, sauces or jellies. They will be bitter with lots of latex if eaten while unripe.

Very tolerant of salty conditions.
HardinessProtect below -3°c
WateringWater moderately
SunLight shadow / sun

+ Tot. height: 60-70cm, pot: ø 20cm -4 ltr., 2.95Kg.  € 10.95
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Fortunella margarita

Citrus Kumquat

Kumquats have edible fruits which remain long in the tree and are particularly attractive due to their oval shape. They bear little to no thorns and are dark green, lanceolate leaves, which look very elegant, as with the tangerine trees or oranges. The plum-sized fruit with a golden yellow bowl is sweet and good on the whole, a classic is also Kumquat jam. Of course, Kumquat are also healthy, they contain much vitamin C as well as potassium and a little copper like all citrus plants. Kumquat fruits can also be introduced, e.g. In rum, as cocktail fruit make you feel good ..
HardinessKeep above 0°c
WateringLikes dry conditions
SunPrefers sunny conditions

+ Tot. height: 120-140cm, pot: ø30cm, 20Kg.  € 59.95 - 17% = € 49.95
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Fragaria ananassa Beltran

Strawberry Plant for hanging baskets

This vigorous plant produces abundant aromatic fruit during summer. "Beltran is a beautiful addition to your hanging baskets range. It flowers early and continuously!
Plants are vigorous yet compact with mid green leaves and produce some runners. 'Beltran' very suitable for hanging baskets culture.
The large, semi-double white flowers on long flower clusters make 'Beltran' a real winner!
HardinessProtect below -20°c
WateringWater moderately
SunLight shadow / sun

+ Tot. height: 20-30cm, pot: 1 ltr., 1.25Kg.  € 3.25
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+ Tot. height: 30-40cm, pot: 2 ltr., 1.95Kg.  € 5.95
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Lonicera kamtschatica

Blue-berried honeysuckle

This plant produces the first soft fruits of the year in May! The dark blue berry is juicy and sweet (rather like blueberries) and has a high vitamin C and B content. This plant will grow to around 1.5m (5 feet) tall, has yellow-white flowers in March and is self-fertile. This plant is tough and will look after itself in sun or partial shade!
HardinessFully hardy
WateringWater moderately
SunLight shadow / sun

+ Tot. height: 40cm, pot: 1 ltr., 850g. Climber with 3 bamboo sticks  € 4.75
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+ Tot. height: 60cm, pot: 2 ltr., 1.75Kg. Climber with 3 bamboo sticks  € 7.95
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Microcitrus australasica

Australian Fingerlime - Caviar Lime

Dense foliage with many small, evergreen leaves and hundreds of fruits.
Robust, particularly easy to care plant.
The limes are up to 8 cm long. The smell of the fruits makes every citrus lover indulge. The best is the pulp of the finger liner. Like caviar, the small spheres bite out when pressed and give food a piquant lime flavor.

One of the most coveted fruits in the world! Gourmet chefs bring this wonderful fruit directly from Australia. It is paid in grams and refined desserts, cocktails and fine dining.
HardinessKeep above 0°c
WateringLikes dry conditions
SunPrefers sunny conditions

+ Tot. height: 120-140cm, pot: ø 30cm, 24Kg.  € 79.95 - 13% = € 69.95
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