Caper Seeds

Caper Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.59
1 Ounce $103.99 ($103.99/ounce)
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  • Necessary for pickling and seasoning
  • Tall-growing ancient perennial
  • Uses: Culinary, Tea, Pollinator Garden
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Bush

Flavor Profile Firm; Bitter; Slightly Crunchy Texture
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Pickling, Preserving

About Caper Seeds

Capparis spinosa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Bush
Also known as Finders Rose

The lovely caper plant is commonly used for its buds and berries, which can be pickled and used as seasoning in a variety of dishes. Tea made from the root of the caper bush is known to have numerous benefits. You can't miss the frilly flowers that appear throughout summer and into fall. Grow your own tangy treat and avoid paying top dollar at the store!

Planting Information

Planting Caper Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light, Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 3 to 5 feet
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Days to Maturity Harvest in 2nd Year
View our Caper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 53 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 3,000 Up to 150 Sq. Ft

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