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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

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!

Geranium - Big Root Hardy

Plants for FALL 2018 Shipping

We will be updating inventory and adding many new exciting items for FALL 2018 shipping as time and stock allows. Please check back later if you don’t see what you are looking for now…

Geranium - Big Root Hardy

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Geranium - Big Root Hardy

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Geranium Macrorrizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’
 This incredibly hardy, beautiful and potent plant has found its way to the base of many a tree at Edible Acres. Technically edible as well, we use this robust plant mainly as an very strong aromatic ground covering defender of young trees and as a boundary plant. It seems to do an excellent job at repelling herbivores while being a visual stunner at the same time.

At our zone 5B sites, this plant is very close to a full evergreen, with it’s intense aroma present just about year round. For burrowing creatures like voles and mice, a carpet of this plant as an understory to a young apple, chestnut, etc. can prove a formidable challenge. Topping off at 1’ makes it easy to design with in taller permanent perennial guilds, too!

Size:
Tops out at about 1’ and spreads indefinitely in all directions!

Site Preference:
Happy in a wide range of light from full sun to pretty shady, seems to enjoy a better drained soil.

Hardiness:
Zone 3 or 4 (we’ve read both)

We offer single rootlets or bundle offerings to get you started with serious ‘thickets’ very quickly…

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