Fruit Trees


Caper Bush

Capparis spinosa
The edible flower buds of Caper Bush are a delicacy in Mediterranean cooking and its use has spread all over the globe. Flower buds are salted and pickled to create the well known condiment. The fruit is also edible, raw or cooked. Widespread throughout t... Read More
Other Names: Caper berry, Flinders Rose, Capers


Specifications of Caper Bush

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes, Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH), Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, December

Fertiliser All Purpose, PotAsh, Dolomite/Lime

Plant Width 1-2m

Growth Rate Medium

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