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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
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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!

Thimbleberry

Plants for FALL 2017 Shipping

Deadline for orders to be shipped for SPRING 2017 was March 15th (orders placed after this date will be shipped in fall as soon as dormancy begins, normally late October)

All orders placed where shipping is requested will be packaged and sent at next appropriate dormancy season (early spring or late fall).  Email sean@edibleacres.org with any questions you may have and thank you for your interest in our permaculture plants!

Thimbleberry

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Thimbleberry

8.00

‘Purple Flowering Raspberry’ Rubus Parviflorus
Thimbleberries are a native plant similar to a raspberry, but quite unique.  You can find them growing in the wild, in shady places, sometimes on cliff edges!  Thornless canes with very ‘sugar maple’ looking leaves (spot on resemblance).  They make lovely light purple flowers that transform into dark purple fruits with deep, complex flavors.  Not a heavy cropping plant, but so unique and special it belongs in the shady corners of any good forest garden!  We’ve seen some fruit production on canes in nearly complete shade.

Size:
Between 3’ to  4’ on average

Site Preference:
One of the most shade tolerant fruiting crops we know of.  Right at home in the woods, or deep in the hedgerow.  Seems to like rich soils.

Hardiness:
Zone 3

SHIPPING FOR FALL 2017 - no summer shipments

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