About Capparis spinosa
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name || Caper, Caperbush, Common caperbush, Spiny caperbush|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2.00 to 3.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||purple|
|Bloom Time ||May to September|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
The caper bush grows as a low mounding shrub with arching red stems and dark green, semi-succulent leaves. The flower buds are edible and if left unpicked they will form pinkish-white flowers that are delicately scented.
Capparis spinosa care
Caper bush grows well in very dry conditions as they come from the Mediterranean, northern Africa and the Middle East, which means they prefer similar conditions to grapes, olives and pistachios. Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey all have commercial caper growing industries.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Watering || Dry to medium|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||40C |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Capparis spinosa special feature
Interesting flowering shrub for dry sunny areas of the landscape. Source of culinary capers. Infrequently grown in U.S. gardens.
Capparis spinosa uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
- 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
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Capparis spinosa ?
Capparis spinosa is commonly known as Caper, Caperbush, Common caperbush, Spiny caperbush
How tall do Capparis spinosa grow?
On average Capparis spinosa grows 2.00 to 3.00 feet
What color are Capparis spinosa ?
A Capparis spinosa plant bears flowers of color purple
When Capparis spinosa blooms?
With enough light, Capparis spinosa may produce purple flowers in May to September
How hard is Capparis spinosa to grow?
A Capparis spinosa is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Capparis spinosa need?
A Capparis spinosa prefers Full sun
How much water does a Capparis spinosa need?
A Capparis spinosa prefers watering Dry to medium
What kind of soil does a Capparis spinosa need?
A Capparis spinosa prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Capparis spinosa like?
A Capparis spinosa prefers 40C
How often should I fertilize my Capparis spinosa ?
To encourage Capparis spinosa growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 15 November 2019
Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.
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