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The plant is best known for the edible flower buds, often used as a seasoning, and the fruit, both of which are usually consumed pickled.
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Description for Caper

Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, also called Flinders rose, is a perennial plant that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and large white to pinkish-white flowers.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Capparis spinosa white to pinkish-white May to September 2.00 to 3.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, also called Flinders rose, is a perennial plant that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and large white to pinkish-white flowers. The plant is best known for the edible flower buds (capers), often used as a seasoning, and the fruit (caper berries), both of which are usually consumed pickled.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun well-drained soil Medium 40 C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Caper

    Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, also called Flinders rose, is a perennial plant that bears rounded, fleshy leaves and large white to pinkish-white flowers. The plant is best known for the edible flower buds (capers), often used as a seasoning, and the fruit (caper berries), both of which are usually consumed pickled.

Typical uses of Caper

Special features: Interesting flowering shrub for dry sunny areas of the landscape. Source of culinary capers. Infrequently grown in U.S. gardens.

Culinary use: The plant is best known for the edible flower buds (capers), often used as a seasoning, and the fruit (caper berries), both of which are usually consumed pickled. Other species of Capparis are also picked along with C. spinosa for their buds or fruits.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: diabetes, fungal infections, chest congestion,

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=278921&isprofile=0&pt=2

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