Japanese Raisin Tree (Hovenia dulcis) 10 seeds

Regular price $ 4.00

Zones 5-9

Moist soil, Sun, Adaptable to pH

The ripe fruits are edible raw or cooked and have a pear-like flavor. When dried, they look just like raisins. The fruit is sweet and can be used in candies or to make a honey substitute. It can also be made into juice or fermented to make wine and vinegar.

Long known to eastern medicine the Japanese Raisin Tree is cultivated worldwide.  Medicinal uses (do your own research) include:

  • treating hangovers
  • managing liver diseases
  • fighting parasitic infections
  • stabilizing blood sugar levels