28 Edible Plants

Discover the Edible Plants You Never Knew You Had

Bay Laurel

The Bay Laurel is an evergreen shrub that grows well both indoors and outside. The leaves are used whole to flavor soups, stews, and sauces.


Rosemary is one of the most popular edible plants, its leaves lending its signature, savory flavor to a wide variety of dishes.


This plant you can eat comes from the same family as onions and garlic. Chives are a perennial herb used often in soups and salads.

Natal Plum

The Natal Plum is an edible plant that produces small fruit similar in taste to cranberries. Not a true plum, these small fruits are often used in jams and jellies.

Ginger Root

Ginger is a popular edible plant used in Asian cuisine. It is the thick, fleshy rhizomes of the plant that is used. It takes approximately 8 to 10 months from planting for the ginger to be ready for harvest.


Spinach is an edible plant that is an excellent source of iron and vitamins.

Black Pepper

The Black Pepper Plant is a perennial vine that produces one of the most popular spices in the world.

Barbados Cherry

This edible plant is a bush that produces delicious, little cherries rich in vitamin C.

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