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9386 Congress Street Ext
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States


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!


Plants for Fall 2019 Shipping

Your order placed now will be collected, carefully packaged and shipped as bare root plants as soon as we enter dormancy this fall. This normally begins mid to late October and into early November. We’ll email you shipping confirmation and tracking details as soon as they ship! Since our nursery is outdoors and based on nature our timing is dependent on the weather.

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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Hyssopus Officinalis
This is Blue Hyssop, or Hyssop (not to be confused with Anise Hyssop, Agastache Foeniculum). This very hardy, adaptable, beautiful perennial has a lot going for it. Hyssop is quite drought tolerant, and loves full sun. It can handle very challenging growing conditions with grace. It’s intensely aromatic leaves and deep blue/purple flowers can be used like rosemary in cooking, or made into potent anti-viral and respiratory teas and medicines. As a member of the mint family it is super hardy, but unlike most mints, it doesn’t spread like crazy or show up all through the garden. As a boundary/protector plant of 1-2’ it is a wonderful ally.

Bees really enjoy the numerous flowers and long season, and we’re sure they benefit from the medicine it provides as well.

These types of heavily aromatic, rugged, flower loaded perennials are a great fit as support plants for young trees and shrubs of value, and can persist as an understory to support the beings that pollinate and defend your high value plantings.

Easy to divide or grow from saved seed, you can really ramp up your collection quickly if you wanted!

1‘ to 2’ or so

Site Preference:
Can handle a wide set of sites, but is best adapted to drier, sunnier positions and can handle periodic drought (think rosemary or lavender context)

We provide you with a well established plant or a bundle with multiple plants (we almost always put in bonus plants!) depending on your preference.

Zones 4 to 9

Hyssop - Single or Bundle?:
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