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Capparis spinosa - Kappertjes-plant (1-5)

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Kuipplant. Kappertjes zijn de bloemknoppen ingelegd in azijn. Het struikje heeft kleine ronde blaadjes en grappige bloempjes! Ook medicinaal toegepast.

Hoogte: 60 cm.

Bloeit: jul-aug

Type: TShr

Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt langzaam en onregelmatig. Zaden een etmaal weken en koudebehandeling geven.

Plant-instructies: Zeer goeddoorlatende grond in volle zon op beschermde plek.



Evergreen shrub native to Europe. This plant is the source of the tight, green buds that are preserved in vinegar to make the gourmet condiment ‘capers’. The flowers are decorative - white with violet puffs composed of multiple stamens. The dried stems or root bark have been much employed for treating gastrointestinal woes and a plethora of other conditions. The plant is astringent and healing, and is good for tonifying the blood vessels.

Height: 60 cm.

Flowers: jul-aug

Type: Tshr

Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: Germination is slow en very irregular. Seeds need stratification and should be soaked for 24 hours before sowing.

Planting instructions: Very well draining soil in full sun in a sheltered place.

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