NAME: Caper Bush
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Flinders Rose
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Capparis Spinosa
COLOR: White - Light Pink Flowers with long Violet Stamens
PLANT SEEDS: Fall sow seeds or cold stratify
BLOOM TIME: Early Spring - Fall
HARVEST: Spring & Fall
HARDINESS ZONE: 8 - 11
PLANT HEIGHT: 3 - 4'
PLANT SPACING: 6 - 8'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: The Caper is an evergreen shrub with shiny thick green leaves. It grows best in semiarid - arid climates but can grown in containers in other
regions. This small bush has no problem with rocky, gravelly, or sandy soil. In the wild it can even be found growing in the crevices & cracks of walls. This tough plant can tolerate temps of over 105F (41C).
"Capers" are the edible flower buds of the caper bush that have been pickled in salt. The buds are picked when they are dark green & the size of a corn kernel for pickling during which they develop the wonderful flavor they are known for. Capers are an ingredient in tartar sauce, pasta dishes such as chicken piccata & spaghetti alla puttanesca, salmon dishes such as lox & cream cheese, used in salads, & more. They are popular in Mediterranean & Italian cuisine, & becoming more so worldwide.
If you choose not to harvest your flower buds for capers, you will be regarded with big beautiful flowers have a sweet fragrance. The fruit that replaces the flowers are called caper berries, & they also pickled & eaten.
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Nov 6, 2021
great quality, packing and price. came quickly
May 23, 2021
None of the seeds germinated, even after cold stratification. I have purchased other seeds from this company that grew beautifully, so don’t discount them as a purchasing option.
May 19, 2021
Arrived quickly, love capers hopefully these will grow :)
Apr 2, 2021
Mar 19, 2021
Thanks! I can’t wait to give growing capers a try! And I’m just as excited to try my bonus chia seeds!