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Aug 10, 2018

Buying bulk

Does anyone know where I can get aloe Vera plant to purchase? I am also interested in finding wild blueberries and ripe bananas in large quantities ( like a case or box of each). Any help?

Candiajia1

Candiajia1

Hi! I’m an educator/stay-at-home mom with an educator husband, a teenage daughter and six months old son. I loooove to cook, gets excited about curries and have a serious weakness for pastry especially cakes! Enjoy being outdoors, reading and sewing.

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  • helloalissa

    on Aug 10

    You should be able to find aloe vera plants at most home goods / garden shops. It's still blueberry season... they aren't cheap, but maybe there's a farm that will give you a discount for a huge amount / if you pick your own with your family. (Around here they cost 320 yen for 100 grams at the farm.) For bananas... I would ask at supermarkets because they might have to throw out 'overripe' bananas all the time. I use them for smoothies sometimes and have been meaning to ask about that.

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  • Candiajia1

    on Aug 10

    Thank you @ helloalissa! I will definitely check at my local coop deli for the bananas. I use them for smoothies, snacks and nice creams so I’m constantly buying but the cost of the small packages really adds up.

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  • KevinC

    on Aug 14

    You can buy aloe vera plant cut on Mercari App for like 400 Yen.

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  • TonetoEdo

    on Aug 16

    About bananas, do you have Gyoumu Super, Big A, or Marusan in your area? At these supermarkets, I often get a bunch of 5-6 for 100 yen. I have yet to see a case of bananas on sale at these discount supermarkets. Do you have a Royal Home Center or Shimachuu near you? These two home centers tend to have a big selection of started plants. I wonder, if you asked the plant nursery clerks for "aroe" they might bring it in for you.

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