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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 Spring 2018 Shipping

Your order will ship Spring 2018, generally late March to early April depending on our local weather conditions.  You'll get notification and tracking details as soon as your order ships.  For local pickup, please email sean@edibleacres.org to make arrangements.   Please feel free to email with any questions you may have as well!

Thimbleberry

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Thimbleberry

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‘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

Your order will provide you with a well rooted 2nd year plant with new growing buds ready to fill out nicely within a year or two.  They are trimmed back to reduce shipping costs, and grow very well from the ground.

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