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It looks to me like a wild member of the euphorbia family - Petty Spurge. Most people regard them as weeds
Jolly good for jam
Scroll down and click on the picture of unripe fruit - it should zoom in for you - the fruit looks like your picture.
When you say 'small terracotta pots' what size are you talking about There's not many things that will be happy in a small pot for 'a good few years'.
Yes - I'd use a loam-based compost and make sure you leave the top of the corm just proud of the compost.
You can mix some vermiculite in with your compost, instead of grit, if that's easier for you to get
How big is the pot - I imagine that after three years it will be pretty full of roots and this will stop it absorbing water - I think that it needs potting on to a bigger pot with fresh compost which will absorb and hold water.
Brilliant - it's looking great
They're a proper family run nursery and they have great green credentials.