Plant Profiles

Learn about different fruit trees and how they can be used in permaculture.


Growing Jackfruit

What Are Jackfruit? Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) are the world’s largest and one of it’s most impressive tree-borne fruit. A single fruit could be as large …

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Vetiver hedge at Boobook Farm

What is Vetiver? Is vetiver the most amazing plant ever? In short, probably. Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides) is a perennial clumping grass originally from India and …

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growing bananas

What Are Bananas? Bananas are one of the most productive and easy to grow crops around. They are the world’s favourite tropical fruit. The fruit …

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