We need regular donations to enable us to keep going – to maintain and further develop our free-to-use database of over 8000 edible and useful plants. Donations have increased following recent appeals - thank you! - but we still need at least £1000 (or $1300/ €1200) every month. If you value what we do please give what you can to support our work. More >>>

Follow Us:

 

Top Rated Medicinal Bulbs & Climbers

More top rated plants: Annuals & Biennials, Climbers, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees

 

BULBS

       
Allium sativum

Garlic
BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
 frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
Allium sativum ophioscorodon

Serpent Garlic
BULB growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
frost hardy well drained soil moist soil full sun
 
   

 

 

CLIMBERS

       
Humulus lupulus

Hop
PERENNIAL CLIMBER growing to 6 m (19ft 8in) at a medium rate
fully hardy well drained soil moist soil semi-shade full sun
 
Pueraria montana lobata

Kudzu Vine
PERENNIAL CLIMBER growing to 10 m (32ft 10in) at a fast rate
 fully hardy moist soil full sun
Schisandra chinensis

Wu Wei Zi
A decidious Climber growing to 9 m (29ft 6in) at a medium rate
 fully hardy moist soil shade semi-shade
Schisandra sphenanthera

NanWuweizi
A decidious Climber growing to 7 m (23ft) at a medium rate
 fully hardy moist soil shade semi-shade

 

Icon Key

fully hardy Fully Hardy frost hardy Frost Hardy half hardy Half Hardy tender Tender
well drained soil Well Drained Soil moist soil Moist Soil wet soil Wet Soil water plant Water Plant
full sun Full Sun
 
semi-shade Semi-Shade
 
shade Shade
 
 

Now available: PLANTS FOR YOUR FOOD FOREST: 500 Plants for Temperate Food Forests and Permaculture Gardens.

An important new book from PFAF. It focuses on the attributes of plants suitable for food forests, what each can contribute to a food forest ecosystem, including carbon sequestration, and the kinds of foods they yield. The book suggests that community and small-scale food forests can provide a real alternative to intensive industrialised agriculture, and help to combat the many inter-related environmental crises that threaten the very future of life on Earth.

Read More

FOOD FOREST PLANTS

 

© 2010, Plants For A Future. Plants For A Future is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Charity No. 1057719, Company No. 3204567.