Capparis Zeylanica 10 Seeds, Edible Indian Ceylon Caper Climbing Shrub

The Plant Attraction


Capparis zeylanica
Also known as: Ceylon Caper

Here is a prized ornamental, evergreen climbing shrub usually seen 2-5 m high, occasionally to 10 meters. It is common in the forests of the Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, China and Malesia. Beautiful flowers which are essentially a spreading spray of pink-white stamens, appear solitary in leaf axils. The flowers turn dark pink while fading. Several species of butterfly larvae feed on its leaves.

Caper fruit turn blood red when ripe and can be eaten raw, cooked or even pickled. Almost all parts of the plant are used in folk medicine and traditional practices to treat several human ailments. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.

This offer is for 10 seeds.