Flowers are earlier and last longer than other pink varieties. For cooking, the flowers have a prized mild and delicate flavour. The sweetly fragrant flowers start out pure white and change to delicate pink as they mature.
In zones colder than zone 8, it is possible to overwinter plants by heavy mulching or by moving them indoors over winter. Myths that wasabi would not grow outside of Japan have been firmly rebuked in recent years by American growers who are not only growing...
This variety came to us from Sweden where chile enthusiasts apparently like their heat to come in fun shapes and flavours! Although the heat is definitely there, the taste is not edgy or bitter like some other hot peppers.
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It will grow in hot areas with alkaline soils, and it has good resistance to mildew and pests. The aroma is pleasantly mild yet hoppy with wood and fruit tones. It has short "sidearms" and thus can be planted with tighter plant spacing.
Powdered roots were used in a poultice by early settlers to treat cancerous ulcers. Young unfolded leaves (older leaves are poisonous) are boiled. (Pokeweed) Pleasant early spring potherb tasting like asparagus.
When plants are grown indoors oil vapours released by the leaves help to deodorize the air. But despite its large size outdoors, it is easy to maintain at a manageable size indoors with occasional pruning.
Wax-covered berries are used to make aromatic candles and soap. Seeds germinate more readily if wax is removed and seeds are exposed to 6 weeks of moist cold treatment. Berries are boiled in water, liberating the wax which floats on top.
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
Ease of Germination: Moderate/Special Treatment Required
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It likes it a little hotter than other varieties, so grow this in a warm spot protected from the cold wind. Produces crops in summer and fall. Originally from Sicily, this super delicious lemon yellow fig with sweet, tender, dark amber flesh, is truly...
- EP10 Has high GLA content. Chronic complaints such as PMS disappear. Roots can be eaten as a vegetable; shoots as a salad. The latter is very active biologically regulating such functions as the vessel and immune systems.
Since this is a hybrid, it will not produce fruit or seeds. It prefers full sunlight but can tolerate a little shade per day. A hybrid vine that continues to produce beautiful intricate white, pink and purple flowers all year round! Not to be confused...
Has huge fragrant flowers, up to 18cm/7” across, with striking upcurved clear pink petals. Ht. 75cm/30”. Outstanding variety developed from a single remarkable plant discovered in Europe in the garden of the son of echinacea breeder, Magnus Nilsson.
Known as the “pregnant onion”, for bulges develop on its sides where eventually baby bulbs burst through the skin. Juice of the leaves is claimed to be as effective as aloe vera in treating cuts and sores.
Self-pollinated. Flavour is very sweet, especially when the weather is hot. This is a long-lived variety that does well in containers and tolerates heavy pruning. Large fruits with a light green-yellow skin and amber flesh.
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An antibiotic herb with bitter qualities, it was an important Amerindian remedy for indigestion, coughs, colds, fever, sore throat, flatulence and nervous conditions. The plant prefers a well-drained location with rich, moist soil and shade similar to...