Edible Perennials - Food Forest NZ

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Jerusalem Artichoke – Kahikatea Farm Certified Organic Nursery and Permaculture Farm Artichoke Plants, Cooking Bacon, Root Vegetables, Eating Raw, Sauerkraut, Late Summer, Permaculture, Jerusalem, Potted Plants

Jerusalem Artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus A root vegetable which is closely related to the sunflower, and has tall sunflower-like flowers in mid-late summer. The tubers should be buried 10cm deep and 50cm apart in well drained soil in a sunny site. They are harvested in autumn once the leaves start to wither. The plants are extremely productive and can be harvested as required, with the rest left in the ground for the following year. They can be eaten raw - cut into fine slices, or cooked as for potatoes…

WILD FENNEL (Foeniculum vulgare) Credit Phil Bendle Collection:Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) - CitSciHub Foeniculum Vulgare, Edible Wild Plants, Queen Annes Lace, Drought Tolerant, Fennel, Garden Plants, Perennials, Planting Flowers, Seeds

WILD FENNEL (Foeniculum vulgare) Credit Phil Bendle Collection:Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) - CitSciHub

Jerusalem Artichoke – Kahikatea Farm Certified Organic Nursery and Permaculture Farm Cooking Bacon, Root Vegetables, Eating Raw, Sauerkraut, Permaculture, Jerusalem, Artichoke, Perennials, Harvest

Jerusalem Artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus A root vegetable which is closely related to the sunflower, and has tall sunflower-like flowers in mid-late summer. The tubers should be buried 10cm deep and 50cm apart in well drained soil in a sunny site. They are harvested in autumn once the leaves start to wither. The plants are extremely productive and can be harvested as required, with the rest left in the ground for the following year. They can be eaten raw - cut into fine slices, or cooked as for potatoes…

Earth Chestnut or Great Pignut (Bunium bulbocastanum) Perennials, Earth, Plants, Food, Meal, Essen, Flora, Hoods, Plant

Earth Chestnut or Great Pignut (Bunium bulbocastanum)

Good King Henry (Blitum bonus-henricus) - Credit Pukerua Bay, New Zealand Edible Plants, Edible Flowers, Watercress Growing, Fern Images, Ostrich Fern, Wood Sorrel, Perennial Vegetables, Forest Garden, Permaculture

Good King Henry

Good King Henry (Blitum bonus-henricus), also called Poor-man’s Asparagus, Perennial Goosefoot or Markery, is a species of goosefoot native to Europe. Grown as a vegetable in cottage gardens …

COOKS SCURVY GRASS (Lepidium oleraceum) Perennials, Grass, Cooking, Plants, Food, Herb, Meal, Kochen, Essen

COOKS SCURVY GRASS (Lepidium oleraceum)

New Zealand native ice plant - Horokaka (Disphyma australe). Coastal, dry sandy or clay banks & cliffs. Plastic Beach, Ice Plant, Art Competitions, Photo Competition, Banks, Perennials, New Zealand, Coastal, Succulents

Horokaka

New Zealand native ice plant - Horokaka (Disphyma australe). Coastal, dry sandy or clay banks & cliffs.

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