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  • Annona purpurea - Soncoya
    $4.00

    3 seeds per pack. Large-fruited Annona, up to 6-8", with orange, creamy flesh suggesting the flavor of a mango. Trees grow to 20-30ft, and do best in warm, humid climates. Soncoya's are not freeze hardy. #946 Hardy to zone...

     
  • Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla

    Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. Fast-growing vine bearing huge fruits, up to a foot long, with a sweet edible, passion-fruit-like pulp. Vine is hardy to about 28-32F. Large flowers are highly ornate, colored red, blue, and purple. Pulp is...

     
  • Lycium barbarum - Wolfberry

    Lycium barbarum - Wolfberry
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. An important, traditional Chinese fruit and medicinal plant, the wolfberry is a small, red berry born in abundance on a low-growing shrubby tree. Hardy to about 10F. Fruits have a sweetish, slightly...

     
  • Coffea catura - Catura Coffee

    Coffea catura - Catura Coffee
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Coffea arabica var catura. A dwarf commercial coffee variety known for its high quality beans. Trees generally grow to 5-8ft, and unlike many other coffee species, will grow in full sun. Makes an...

  • Carica pubescens - Mountain Papaya

    Carica pubescens - Mountain Papaya
    $2.50

    8 seeds per pack. This group of seeds is from a premium selected variety, with larger fruits. Interesting, and little-known papaya species from the Andes mountains. Fruits are 3-6", with a tart flavor, and are often used to...

     
  • Asimina triloba - Pawpaw

    Asimina triloba - Pawpaw
    $2.50

    2 seeds per pack. Although not technically a tropical fruit, the native U.S. pawpaw has all the makings of one. Fruits grow to 2-6", with an excellent aromatic flavor of banana and pineapple. Trees grow to 10-15ft, and are...

     
  • Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla

    Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. One of the better tasting of the passion fruits, produces yellow colored fruits to 3-5" with sweet flavored pulp. Vine is subtropical and will stand mild frosts. Fast-growing. #929 Hardy to zone 10a (30 -...

     
  • Billardiera longiflora - Appleberry

    Billardiera longiflora - Appleberry
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Pretty, dark purple fruited, climbing vine/shrub. Bears small, blue-purple fruits with a mild and aromatic flavor. Delicate and attractive as an ornamental. The appleberry is hardy to about 20-22F. #909...

     
  • Guaiacum officinale - Lignum Vitae

    Guaiacum officinale - Lignum Vitae
    $2.25

    6 seeds per pack. Beautiful evergreen tropical known for its extremely dense and heavy hardwood, used in woodworking. The tree is ornamental as well, with pretty purple flowers in season. Native to the Caribbean, its numbers...

     
  • Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle

    Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Spreading shrub to 4-8ft, producing clusters of dainty white-pink flowers, which are followed by dark purple to brown fruits. The berry-sized fruits reportedly have a caramel-raisin-like flavor, and are...

     
  • Simmondsia chinensis - Jojoba Nut

    Simmondsia chinensis - Jojoba Nut
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Desert shrub bearing the jojoba nut, an edible nut tasting somewhat like a hazelnut. The jojoba is famously known as the source of jojoba oil, an oil with important uses in cosmetics and skin care. The...

     
  • Pouteria campechiana - Canistel

    Pouteria campechiana - Canistel
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. One of the finest sapotes, the canistel is a large (4-7"), bright yellow fruit with soft, sweet flavored pulp. Some liken the flavor to a baked sweet potato but the true taste is difficult to describe. Tree...

     
  • Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry

    Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. One of the only subtropical/tropical raspberries, the mysore raspberry is also noted for its heavy production. Plants grow to 10-15ft, and can produce for most of the year in warm climates. Hardy to 20F...

     
  • Morus rubra - Red Mulberry

    Morus rubra - Red Mulberry
    $2.25

    15 seeds per pack. North American native mulberry is extremely hardy (to 0-10F). Bears red colored mulberries a few inches in length. This tree is uncommon both in the wild and in cultivation. #757 Hardy to at least zone 6...

     
  • Ugni myricoides - Black Chilean Guava

    Ugni myricoides - Black Chilean Guava
    $3.00

    25 seeds per pack. Plump fruited chilean guava relative with dark purple/black fleshed fruits. Flavor is tasty, much like the chilean guava. Hardy to the upper teens/lower 20's (F). Small bushy shrub to 3-6ft. #738 View...

     
  • Litsea glaucescens - Mexican Bay

    Litsea glaucescens - Mexican Bay
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. Avocado relative native to Mexico. Leaves are extensively used locally as a spice and food flavoring. Bears small purple fruits, not known if they're edible (some Litsea's are). Hardy to at least 32F,...

     
  • Passiflora herbertiana - Native Passion Fruit

    Passiflora herbertiana - Native Passion Fruit
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Rare and endangered in the wild, green-skinned passion fruit. The native passion fruit is one of the only passion fruits native to Australia. Fruits are approximately egg-sized and reports vary on how...

     
  • Garcinia dulcis - Mundu
    $3.50

    1 seed per pack. A yellow fruited mangosteen relative, bearing some similarities to the gamboge. The fruits are sweet, with a sour overtone and are often collected from wild trees in some southeast Asian countries where they...

     
  • Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry

    Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Small, white colored fruit with juicy acidic pulp. Fruits are borne in large quantities directly off branches. Shrubby tree to 20-30ft, subtropical, should surivive short frosts. Fruits and flowers on and...

     
  • Sandorium koetjape - Santol

    Sandorium koetjape - Santol
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. Yellow fruited type. Sweet-sour, baseball sized fruit popular in parts of Asia. Rind and pulp is edible, with a flavor akin to citrus. Fruits are also used to make an alcoholic beverage. Tree is mildly hardy...

     
  • Araucaria bidwillii - Bunya Bunya
    $3.00

    1 seed per pack. Tall, exotic conifer native to Australia. It bears large edible nuts (Bunya Nuts) considered a delicacy by Australian aborigines. Tree is somewhat hardy and will tolerate temperatures a few degrees below...

     
  • Terminalia catappa - Tropical Almond

    Terminalia catappa - Tropical Almond
    $3.50

    2 seeds per pack. Large tropical tree commonly growing near river banks or ocean shorefronts. The large seed/nut is edible and has an almond-like flavor. The tropical almond is commonly grown for its large canopy, and high...

     
  • Cola acuminata - Cola Nut

    Cola acuminata - Cola Nut
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. Large, purple colored nut (seed) chewed for its stimulatory properties. An important crop in some regions of the world, the cola nut is a tropical tree, native to West Africa, and was once extensively used...

     
  • Syzygium aromaticum - Clove

    Syzygium aromaticum - Clove
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. A beautiful tropical tree and the source of the commercial clove spice. All parts of the tree smell strongly of cloves. The dried flower buds make up the clove spice. Tree grows to 20-30ft, with pretty...

     
  • Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma

    Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. Prized in its Peruvian homeland, this sapote fruit is still quite rare in cultivation. Bears softball-sized fruits that grow to a few inches, with orange colored, dry pulp that is reminiscent of a hard...

     
  • Arbutus unedo - Strawberry Tree

    Arbutus unedo - Strawberry Tree
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. Bumpy, red skinned fruit usually used to make an alcoholic beverage. Trees are often planted for their ornamental flowers and fruit. Evergreen, small to medium sized tree. Hardy to 15-18F. #667 View plant...

     
  • Withania aristata - Orobal
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Related to ashwagandha, the orobal is a scarcely known medicinal plant from the Canary Islands. It is sometimes compared to ginseng for its medicinal properties. Bright orange-red fruits grow to the size...

     
  • Citrus aurantifolia - Key Lime

    Citrus aurantifolia - Key Lime
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small lime, ripening to yellow but often used while green. The key lime is probably the best citrus for tropical areas, and while cold tender, can be grown in areas that receive brief frosts. Has a unique...

     
  • Eugenia luschnathiana - Pitomba

    Eugenia luschnathiana - Pitomba
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. Orange fruit, 1-2" long having sweet aromatic flesh. The pitomba is a surinam cherry relative and their culture is similar. Small bush or tree up to 20ft. Will survive short frosts. Seeds are fresh, cannot...

     
  • Annona reticulata - Custard Apple

    Annona reticulata - Custard Apple
    $2.00

    4 seeds per pack. Red skinned, pink fleshed, cherimoya/sugar apple relative. Fruits are very large, up to 4-6 lbs, with soft flesh having tones of apricot and berries. Seeds are from better flavored varieties. Small tree to...

     
  • Ziziphus mauritiana - Indian Jujube

    Ziziphus mauritiana - Indian Jujube
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Small or large tropical tree similar to the jujube but better suited for tropical climates. Fruits are very similar to the jujube in taste and appearance. Will stand only brief frosts, does well in warm,...

     
  • Parmentiera cereifera - Candle Stick Tree

    Parmentiera cereifera - Candle Stick Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Tropical tree producing thousands of long thin (up to 12") yellow fruits from its trunk and branches. Fruits are edible and the tree is a commonly planted ornamental, both for its exotic fruit and its...

     
  • Morus nigra - Black Mulberry

    Morus nigra - Black Mulberry
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Deciduous tree bearing black berry fruits similar in appearance to a blackberry. Fruits are sweet and quite tasty. Hardy to zone 5. Grows to 10-15 m / 32-49 ft. #638 Hardy to at least zone 6 (-10 - 0F)...

     
  • Physalis angulata - Mullaca

    Physalis angulata - Mullaca
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A tropical ground cherry with orange colored fruit about the size of a cherry tomato. Similar in appearance to the regular ground cherry and cape gooseberry. The mullaca also has a number of medicinal...

     
  • Antidesma bunius - Bignay

    Antidesma bunius - Bignay
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. Small berry like fruit borne in large clusters. The fruit is commonly used to make jams, jellies, and wine. Small to medium sized bushy tree. Will stand light frosts. Trees bear heavily. #621 View plant...

     
  • Psidium guajava ssp pyriferum - Pear Guava

    Psidium guajava ssp pyriferum - Pear Guava
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Formerly Psidium pyriferum. Seeds are from a pear shaped guava, about the size of a small pear. Has white flesh, and small seeds with a nice, smooth guava flavor. Small tree, hardy to 29F, prefers warm...

     

 

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