Plants and Trees are seasonal, please CONTACT to find out availability.
** Get these while you can, supplies are limited. **

Katuk is called a Miracle Plant.

This wonderful Super food will provide you with exceptionally healthy, high levels of vitamins, minerals and protein.

The leaves are 49% protein and taste like peanuts. Eat the greens like spinach in salads, stir fries, soups and more.

It is also considered a “survival food” with edible leaves, berry’s & flowers. These amazing plants can provide your family with nutritious, easy to grow food all year round.

We recommend everyone have at least 1 or 2 or more in your yard.

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STRAWBERRY TREE
(Muntingia calabura)

These fruit are very sweet and delicious with a lovely fragrance. Children love them.

This Jamaican cherry is a fast-growing fruit tree. After the flowers are pollinated, there will be lots of the berries growing, and the flowers start to bloom again.

You will have flowers, green fruit and red fruit for 9-10 months of the year.
It will grow in full sun or part sun.

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Ouachita Blackberry

The newest large, sweet thornless blackberry bred by the University of Arkansas.

It has excellent flavor and is very prolific. Upright canes.
Ripens in mid June through July.
Low chill – 300 chill hours.
Zones 6-10.

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Mayhaw

(Crataegus aestivalis)

The fruit of the mayhaw tree, is a berry harvested in May that range from yellow to red.

They vary in taste, but the berries are usually fruity and tart.

They have beautiful white blossoms in the Spring and are desirable as ornamentals and are tolerant of wet soils, but grow best in moist, well-drained soils.

Mayhaw trees are long-lived and may have a 30-foot diameter canopy after 17 years and grow to 30 feet tall.

They are native to the southern United States

Mayhaw fruit can be made into jams, jellies, and wine. Traditional Southern rural families still make a big batch of mayhaw jelly every year

The medicinal properties of hawthorn have been utilized by many cultures for a variety of therapeutic purposes for many centuries.

In the Western world cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rising. Recent research into the therapeutic benefits of hawthorn preparations has focused primarily upon its cardiovascular effects and current studies suggest that hawthorn may potentially represent a safe, effective, nontoxic agent in the treatment of CVD and ischemic heart disease (IHD).

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Persimmon

(diospyros virginiana)

Early explorers to American valued this tree, as did Native Americans who used the fruit, which hung on the tree into winter for food during the cold months.

Harvest after the tree has lost its leaves. They become easy to remove once the fruit is ripe.

The American persimmon is native from Florida to Connecticut, west to Iowa and south to Texas.

Persimmons have deep taproots, be sure to dig a deep hole, fill the hole with good soil and water slowly and deeply.

Plant in full sun and don’t crowd it by other plants so that air can freely circulate.

Prune in December, after harvesting the fruit. Thin the fruit in the spring, so fruit will grow larger.

The ripe fruit has a high glucose content and is sweet in taste. The fruit is in fact a berry.

The word Diospyros comes from the ancient Greek word meaning “divine fruit “.

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Yaupon Holly Tea Bush

(Itex vomitoria)

This plant was used by Native Americans to make tea. It is the only known indigenous plant in North America that contains caffeine.

The Latin name comes from an incorrect belief by Europeans that the plant caused vomiting in certain ceremonies.

The leaves and twigs contain caffeine, and American Indians used them to prepare a tea, which they drank in large quantities ceremonially and then vomited back up, lending the plant its species name, vomitoria.

The vomiting was self-induced or because of other ingredients added; it doesn’t cause vomiting.

Tribes from the interior traveled to the coast in large numbers each spring to partake of this tonic, and it was also a common hospitality drink among many groups.

It remained popular as such among southeastern Americans into the 20th century and is still occasionally consumed today, with a flavor resembling another holly drink, the South American yerba mate, from Ilex paraguariensis.

Yaupon is slow-growing and tends to get thick and twiggy on the inside.

Many species of birds eat the fruit but usually only in late winter after several freezes and thaws. Mammals eat the fruit as well, and the flowers attract insects. Birds employ the dense branches for nesting.