Caper Bush

Capparis spinosa Packet

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

$1.50
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  • Perennial to 100cm
  • Flower buds are pickled as 'Capers'
  • Tolerant of poor soil conditions

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Description

'Caper Bush' seeds

Capparis spinosa

  • Perennial to 100cm
  • Flower buds are pickled as 'Capers'
  • Tolerant of poor soil conditions

Perennial shrub to 100cm with sprawling habit and multiple branches of rounded blue green foliage. Buds are picked young and pickled in salt and vinegar to produce capers which are often used as a seasoning or garnish and have a pungent salty flavour. If allowed to mature the flowers are white with purple filaments and have great ornamental value. Native to the Mediterranean region Capers grow well in hot dry climates, poor soil conditions and coastal climates. Has a history of medicinal use. Also known as "Flinders Rose". 

 

Seeds per gram: 145
Product code: E8-04

Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring
Germination 14-28 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 150cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Full sun, dry well drained sandy soil
Days Until Maturity 2 years

*Notes: Seedlings are very slow growing. Cold stratification may increase germination. Plants need to be pruned annually as buds and fruit are formed on new seasons growth.

Shipping

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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

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Order dispatch time is currently 2-4 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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