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  • Artocarpus rigidus - Monkey Jack
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. A very rarely offered Artocarpus, native to the Bornean rainforests. Bears softball-sized fruits with spiny-like, yellow-orange skin. Flesh is bright orange, edible, and generally lacking in the odor of the...

     
  • Nephellium lappaceum - Yellow Rambutan
    $3.75

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are from the much less common yellow fruited variety of rambutan. Ultra-tropical tree producing golf ball sized yellow fruits with long hairs protruding from the surface. Fruit is like the lychee, but...

     
  • Alpinia galanga - Thai Galangal
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. One of four species providing the source for galangal root, a popular ingredient in a number Asian cuisines. It is a type of ginger, growing to a few feet, with long leaves and the aromatic rhizomes used in...

     
  • Diospyros scabrida - Monkey Plum
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A shrubby South African native, producing small red berry fruits enveloped in a balloon-like capsule. The fruits are edible, but the tree is usually grown as an ornamental, both for the fruits as well as...

     
  • Malus x ranetka - Ranetka Apple
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A crabapple tree that is commonly used as a rootstock in cold climates. Produces extremely hardy roots that withstand much colder temperatures than typical apple varieties. Can also produces small,...

     
  • Aralia cordata - Udo
    $2.00

    (Aralia cordata) 25 seeds per pack. An herbaceous perennial native to Eastern Asia, popularly grown for its shoots, which are used in a variety of Japanese and Korean dishes. The young shoots have a distinctive flavor that...

     
  • Cassia moschata - Bronze Shower Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A spectacular shower tree with unique flowering coloring. The profuse blooms are a brilliant orange-copper-yellow color. The long, hard-shelled fruits have edible, acidicly sweet pulp surrounding the seeds...

     
  • Jacaranda caucana - Blue Flamboyant Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A tropical Jacaranda, similar in a number of ways to the much better known J. mimosifolia. Most notable for its spectacular blue-purple blooms, which can cover the tree for a couple of months. The blooms...

     
  • Clivia robusta - Swamp Clivia

    Clivia robusta - Swamp Clivia
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. One of the largest of the Clivia lily's, it can reach 3-4 ft / 1-1.5 m. A very popular ornamental in subtropical and tropical climates, grown for its pretty, pendulous flower clusters and dark green, long,...

     
  • Brachychiton diversifolius - Northern Kurrajong
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of a few species of Australian Flame Trees, noted for their profuse green-red blooms in season. The tree is nicely drought tolerant and is a popular ornamental in more arid subtropical and tropical...

     
  • Costus lima - Red Spiral Ginger
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A large, tropical ginger with big leaves and brilliant, red flowers. It can grow to several feet, with leaves that can be well over 1-2 ft long. Has a large, terminal inflorescence, colored brightly red...

     
  • Carica cnidoscoloides - Stinging Papaya
    $7.00

    4 seeds per pack. A really strange, wild papaya species with large, winged fruits covered in hairs. The fruits contain sweet, edible pulp and ripen to green. Shrubby habit, similar to the common papaya. Also features large,...

     
  • Capsicum annuum - Manganji Pepper

    Capsicum annuum - Manganji Pepper
    $2.00

    (Capsicum annuum) 50 seeds per pack. One of the specially designated traditional vegetables of Kyoto, Japan. The Manganji has a number of similarities to the Fushimi. Pods grow up to six inches, with distinctive wrinkles and...

     
  • Long Handled Dipper Gourd
    $2.00

    (Lagenaria siceraria) 10 seeds per pack. A hard shelled gourd with an extra long handle, perfect for crafting and decoration. The fruits can grow to weigh several pounds, with long necks that may be straight, curled and even...

     
  • Melothria japonica - Japanese Wild Cucumber

    Melothria japonica - Japanese Wild Cucumber
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. An interesting and rare wild cucumber and a close relative of the tiny Mouse Melon, Melothria scabra. The fruits ripen with a white outer skin, looking like small bird's eggs. Little information is...

     
  • Stauntonia hexaphylla - Sausage Vine

    Stauntonia hexaphylla - Sausage Vine
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A dioecious vine native to Southern Japan and parts of mainland Eastern Asia. The sausage-like fruits are a delicacy in parts of Japan and have a sweet, honey-like flavor. Vining growth to 20-30 ft / 6-10 m...

     
  • Tubocapsicum anomalum - Wild Japanese Pepper

    Tubocapsicum anomalum - Wild Japanese Pepper
    $5.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Capsicum anomalum. A strange wild pepper, having some close relation to the five common hot pepper species. Bears small, round berry-fruits that ripen to bright red. They have a uniquely aromatic...

     
  • Actinidia polygama - Silver Vine Kiwi

    Actinidia polygama - Silver Vine Kiwi
    $5.00

    10 seeds per pack. A less common, edible kiwi, native to parts of Japan and China. Bears yellow, egg-shaped, edible fruits with a nice, acidic flavor. The fruits, while still mostly unknown, are finding growing interest as a...

     
  • Jacaratia mexicana - Mexican Mountain Papaya

    Jacaratia mexicana - Mexican Mountain Papaya
    $6.00

    4 seeds per pack. A fantastic wild, dry-forest papaya bearing strongly winged fruits that ripen to yellow-green, with tasty, yellow-orange pulp. This species is native to dry areas in Southern Mexico and into Central America...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Colombian Red Guava
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A delectable Colombian guava variety with large fruits having deep pink flesh and a deliciously sweet flavor. This is a popular commercial variety, widely used for juicing and flavorings. Small to medium...

     
  • Physaliastrum chamaesarachoides - Japanese Physaliastrum

    Physaliastrum chamaesarachoides - Japanese Physaliastrum
    $5.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very rare Physalis relative native to Japan. Bears plump, berry like fruits encased in a papery husk (much like cape gooseberries), with a sugary-tomato like flavor. It is a fairly low growing, shrubby...

     
  • Antidesma dallachyanum - Herbert River Cherry
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Often listed as the best Antidesma species as far as fruit quality. It bears hundreds of small reddish fruits that are similar to the bignay but typically have more flesh. Native to Australia. Small to...

     
  • Abelmoschus esculentus - Bowling Red Okra
    $2.00

    (Abelmoschus esculentus) 25 seeds per pack. A lovely, deep red colored okra, with long pods that grow to several inches. This is one of the longer fruited varieties, both tender and great flavored. Dates back to at least the...

     
  • Capsicum chinense - Dorset Naga Pepper
    $3.50

    (Capsicum chinense) 10 seeds per pack. An extra-hot variant of the Naga Morich, clocking in at up to 1.5 million SHU. Pods are similar in appearance to the Naga Morich and Bhut Jolokia, ripening to red, with wrinkly skin...

     
  • Capsicum chinense - Super-Hot Pepper Mix

    Capsicum chinense - Super-Hot Pepper Mix
    $3.00

    (Capsicum chinense) 15 seeds per pack. A delightfully fiery mix of super-hot pepper varieties. The current mix includes mostly Trinidad Scorpion, Jolokia/Ghost Pepper Red, Chocolate Jolokia, Trinidad Douglah, 7-Pot Red,...

     
  • Capsicum chinense - Primo Red Pepper

    Capsicum chinense - Primo Red Pepper
    $3.00

    (Capsicum chinense) 10 seeds per pack. A horrifically hot variant of the 7-Pot, introduced around 2005. The pods have an excellent flavor, complex, with lots of fruit and very intense heat. They have a lovely shape, strongly...

     
  • Pentadesma butyracea - Butter Tree
    $7.50

    1 seed per pack. A tropical West African tree, best known for its large seeds which contain a high percentage of fat. The fat is extracted and used for cooking, or much like shea butter. The fruits are said to have edible...

     
  • Capsicum annuum - Malawi Piquante Pepper

    Capsicum annuum - Malawi Piquante Pepper
    $3.50

    (Capsicum annuum) 10 seeds per pack. A famous pepper from Southern Africa, popularly eaten stuffed with cream cheese. Reminiscent in appearance to a baby bell pepper. Has a delicious sweet and fruity flavor, with mild (and...

     
  • Capscium baccatum - Aji Strawberry Drop Pepper

    Capscium baccatum - Aji Strawberry Drop Pepper
    $3.00

    (Capscium baccatum) 10 seeds per pack. A really nice pepper that could be used as a seasoning pepper, having a nicely fruity flavor combined with a hint of strawberry. The pods do have some heat. Thick walls, crunchy, grows...

     
  • Capsicum chinense - Devil's Tongue Red Pepper

    Capsicum chinense - Devil's Tongue Red Pepper
    $2.50

    (Capsicum chinense) 10 seeds per pack. The red fruited version of the blisteringly hot Devil's Tongue. Fruits reach high habanero heat, with a characteristic pointed shape. Sweet flavor, packed with spice. #4424 Open...

     
  • Greigia sphacelata - Hardy Pineapple
    $5.00

    4 seeds per pack. A large bromeliad producing delicious fruits known as chupones. The fruits are said to have a wonderful flavor combining pineapple with coconut and kiwi. Native to Chile, will grow in areas with mild frosts...

  • Flacourtia jangomans - Indian Coffee Plum

    Flacourtia jangomans - Indian Coffee Plum
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A commonly cultivated door yard tree in Southeast Asia and India, bearing cherry-sized, juicy fruits that are often eaten fresh or used in juices and curries. The fruits have a tangy flavor. Small,...

     
  • Billardiera cymosa - Sweet Appleberry
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Closely related to the Appleberry, this species produces small, sausage shaped, edible fruits with a sweet flavor having tones of anise seed. A small vine, native to South Australia. Has pretty, small,...

     
  • Mt. Vesuvius Tomato (California)

    Mt. Vesuvius Tomato (California)
    $2.00

    (Solanum lycopersicum) 15 seeds per pack. This is a very interesting variety that has circulated around some farmers markets in the SF Bay Area. The variety appears to have similarities to the famous Piennolo tomatoes grown...

     
  • Alpinia mutica - False Cardamom
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A beautiful hardy ginger with large leaves that are edible and can be used as a spice to infuse flavor in teas, rice, and other foods. Not to be confused with true cardamom. Grows to a few feet. Hardy to...

     
  • Capsicum baccatum - Berry Amarillo Pepper

    Capsicum baccatum - Berry Amarillo Pepper
    $3.00

    (Capsicum baccatum) 10 seeds per pack. This could be the only yellow colored baccatum berry pepper in the world, producing plump, fruity and hot flavored pods. The pods have a blend of citrus and strong heat, with a crunchy...

     

 

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