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9386 Congress Street Ext
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!

Sea Kale

Plants for Spring 2019 Shipping

NOTE: We’re ‘closed’ for shipping for Spring 2019. We’ll update our inventory for Fall 2019 shipping around Summer Solstice. Check back early July, or look for a newsletter update that we’re open again. Thanks for your patience. We’re a tiny nursery and are trying our best to keep up with the interest and excitement over these wonderful plants!

Your order placed now will be collected, carefully packaged and shipped as bare root plants in the early spring when the ground has thawed but the plants haven’t started actively growing. For our climate this is normally sometime between later March and mid-April… We’ll email you shipping confirmation and tracking details as soon as they ship!

TIP: Use the tags above to help filter our offerings by characteristic (ie. click on ‘fruit’ to find any fruit bearing plants we offer, etc.) As we add more and more it is a helpful way to find a plant to fit your goals…

Sea Kale

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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.

Rooted or Fragments:
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