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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

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!

Sea Kale

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 sean@edibleacres.org with any questions you may have and thank you for your interest in our permaculture plants!

Sea Kale

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Sea Kale

from 8.00

Crambe Maritima
 Beautiful, unique, perennial green with a lot going for it.  Incredibly hardy, comes up very early in the season, has massive edible leaves, interesting ‘broccoli’ tops and a very ancient feel about it.  

 Once established it is a very reliable plant in the garden, doesn’t tend to run or spread, and can be grown out from root fragments or seed to expand your plants.

 Roots were dug up and roasted by neolithic peoples, tops enjoyed by ancient peoples, now you can grow it for you and your peoples!

Size:
About 1’ to 2’ and up to 3’ when in flower.

Site Preference:
Native to very cold, sandy/rocky beaches in Northern Scotland, and can thrive in most garden positions.

Hardiness:
Zone 5

Notes on Options:

Rooted: You will receive a 1 year old rooted plant taken from root cuttings.  They may be on the small side but establish very well once planted.  Should get up to full size within the first or second growing season and be ready to divide and propagate within 2-3 years!

Fragments: If you opt for the root fragments option, you'll get 2-3 root pieces (2-4" long) that you can pot up or grow in a rich, weed free bed for a season to get established and then set out.  This is a lower cost way to build up your plant stock and how we expand our plantings at the farm.

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