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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!

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Plants for Spring 2019 Shipping

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…

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Rumex Acetosa
Very hardy perennial green, with a distinctly tart flavor, almost lemony.  Excellent in small amounts to add pep to a raw salad, can also be cooked like braising green to add sour elements to a dish.

This is one of the first greens you can enjoy in the early spring, it has great nutritional properties and is effortless to care for.  

It will ‘bolt’ when the temperatures get high, so either harvest often or plan to cut it back to reduce woody, tougher leaves that happen mid summer.  This is certainly a spring and fall player.

Size:
About 1’ high, up to 3’ tall with flowers.

Site Preference:
Seems tolerant of a very wide number of soils and sites.

Hardiness:
Zone 2

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