Myrtle (berries)

Myrtus communis Family: Myrtaceae Origin: Mediterranean region (Asia, Europe, North Africa) Height: Myrtus communis is a shrub that can reach heights of up to 5 meters. Edible: The berries are edible

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Barberry (Frikart’s Barberry)

Berberis ×frikartii The inedible berries of Frikart’s Barberry (Berberis ×frikartii) can be seen from summer to early winter. Family: Berberidaceae Origin: The parent species (Berberis candidula and Berberis verruculosa) are native to China. Height: 50 to 150 centimeters Edible: No

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Tutsan (Tall), St. John’s Wort

Hypericum ×inodorum Hypericum ×inodorum is a naturally occurring hybrid of Hypericum androsaemum and Hypericum hircinum. St. John’s Wort is a shrub that can grow up to one meter in height and blooms from May to July in central Europe. The inedible berries can be seen from July to September. Botanical name: Hypericum ×inodorum Popular name(s): […]

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Ribes × nidigrolaria Jostaberry is a cross between Black Currant, Gooseberry and Oregon Gooseberry. When unripe, the berries are green then red, when ripe they are black. Popular name(s): Jostaberry Botanical name: Ribes × nidigrolaria (Ribes nigrum × Ribes uva-crispa × Ribes divaricatum) Family: Grossulariaceae Edible: The berries can be eaten raw, but are also […]

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Japanese Aralia

Fatsia japonica Japanese aralia is a popular container plant. In temperate regions, it can be grown in the garden all year round. Its fruits are not edible. Botanical name: Fatsia japonica Popular name(s): Japanese Aralia, Japanese Fatsia, Paperplant Family: Araliaceae Origin: Asia (Japan, Korea) Height: Up to 5 meters Edible: No

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