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Capparis lasiantha – Nipan (plant)

$10.95

Description

Capparis lasiantha is native to inland areas of northern Australia; QLD, WA and NT. It is a climbing or scrambling shrub from 3-4m tall, starting life as a thin spiky vine like plant before becoming tree like with age. Australia has 10-20 native Capparis species.

Related to the commercial caper (Capparis spinosa), the young flower buds perhaps may be pickled like capers and the edible fruit eaten without preparation, they taste sweet and are eaten whole.

Care and Cultivation of Capparis lasiantha

Likes a full sun position and well-drained soil. Will respond well to regular watering over the warmer months, even over colder months in most areas. Frost and drought hardy. Give something to climb up like a tree or plant on its own.

1 plant

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