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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States


Edible Acres is a 6 acre 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 plants for our community!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Mint Root / Chinese Artichoke

Plants for Spring 2017 Shipping or Local Pickup

Deadline for orders to be shipped SPRING 2017 is March 15th (orders placed after this date may need to be shipped in the FALL depending on dormancy)

All orders placed where shipping is requested will be packaged and sent in early spring of 2017, as soon as the ground has thawed and timing is appropriate for our region.  This is usually March through early April.  Email with any questions you may have and thank you for your interest in our permaculture plants!

Mint Root / Chinese Artichoke

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Mint Root / Chinese Artichoke


Stachys Affinis
 Mint Root or Chinese Artichoke... Looks like a mint, although doesn't have a strong smell at all.  Resistant to browse like mint, but unique to this plant is underground tons of little white tubers are formed you can enjoy fall through spring.  Dig them as you want them.  Shade tolerant, easy to grow, spreading but not in a scary way.  This is a fun plant to have and learn about!

2' when in full flower, generally almost a ground cover

Site Preference:
Seems tolerant of partial shade

Zone 4

Your purchase will get you at least one but most probably a few, rooted tubers ready to plant out and get established.

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