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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States


Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!


Plants for FALL 2018 Shipping

Your order placed now will be collected, carefully packaged and shipped as bare root plants once they become dormant. Middle to later October is generally that window. We’ll email you shipping confirmation and tracking details as soon as it ships!


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Petasites Japonicus

Fuki… Where to begin?!  Starts off with strange golden globe flowers possibly weeks before any other flowers open in the incredibly early spring.  They smell like wintergreen and attract the earliest bees.  Then emerge massively wide, up to 3’ across, deep deep green round leaves on a thick sturdy stalk.  

 We’ve been told the stalks have great food value, but we haven’t been able to figure out how to cook them in a delicious way just yet.  Leaves can be used as a banana leaf-like element in cooking, as a way to wrap meats and meals to cook over fire.  This plant is revered in Japanese culture as a special culinary plant.  We’ve got more to learn indeed, and are looking forward to deepening our relationship to this special plant.

Leaves top out at 3' and can continue to spread in shady, moist areas.

Site Preference:
Needs at least partial to nearly full shade.  Cannot handle direct sunlight for very long.  Prefers very moist soils as well.

Zone 5

You will receive a strongly rooted section of plant with a growing point ready to start its new life in your shady/moist garden area.

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