Loading... Please wait...

Tropical Fruit A-Ch


  • Acmena smithii - Lilly Pilly

    Acmena smithii - Lilly Pilly
    $3.50

    4 seeds per pack. Beautiful subtropical tree that is excellent for pot culture. Produces puffs of flowers followed by small pink-purple fruit that can be eaten raw or used for preserves. Trees make for excellent fruiting...

     
  • Actinidia arguta - Baby Kiwi

    Actinidia arguta - Baby Kiwi
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Miniature, green-skinned kiwi fruit to 1" long. The fruit is similar in taste to the kiwifruit, but sweeter. Vining plant, fast-growing, very hardy, to -25F. Both male and female vines are needed to...

     
  • Actinidia chinensis - Wild Kiwi

    Actinidia chinensis - Wild Kiwi
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Seeds are for the wild kiwi, from China. The wild version bears somewhat smaller fruits than the commercial kiwi. Fruits have mixed pulp colors, from green to yellow and occasionally red. In China, this...

  • Actinidia deliciosa - Kiwi Fruit

    Actinidia deliciosa - Kiwi Fruit
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Brown hairy fruit up to 3" long, common throughout the world. Fruit is wonderful for eating fresh, and is often used in salads, sauces, and juices. Vining plant, fast-growing, hardy to 10F. Both male and...

  • Adansonia digitata - Baobab

    Adansonia digitata - Baobab
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. The famous baobab tree of Africa is known for its huge trunk, which can reach 80ft in girth. The tree has an unmistakable appearance, and bears fruits containing a powdery edible pulp that is made into...

  • Aegle marmelos - Bael Fruit

    Aegle marmelos - Bael Fruit
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Aromatic fruit with a sticky pulp that is eaten or used medicinally. The bael fruit is an important fruit in parts of Asia. Subtropical tree, withstanding short freezes, long droughts, and very high...

  • Aframomum mildbraedii - African Cardamom
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. An African ginger, grown for its seeds which have a flavor much like cardamom. Has bright red fruits and interesting, white flowers. Native to humid, tropical forests in Central Africa. #4560 We need your...

     
  • Aleurites molluccana - Candlenut

    Aleurites molluccana - Candlenut
    $3.50

    2 large seeds per pack. Very important medicinal and industrial plant throughout Asia and the Pacific. The hard candlenuts are used for numerous purposes, from extraction of their oils to their uses in jewelry. Tropical tree...

  • Alibertia patinoi - Borojo

    Alibertia patinoi - Borojo
    $3.50

    7 seeds per pack. A Colombian native fruit that can grow to the size of a large orange. The nutritious pulp is used locally in the production of juices, candies, wine, and various flavorings. It has some traditional alleged...

     
  • Alphonsea ventricosa - Alphonsea ventricosa
    $3.50

    2 seeds per pack. A rare Annona, native to India. bears small to medium sized fruits with aromatic, yellow pulp. Sources suggest that the ripe fruits could be edible, though little information is available about this species...

     
  • Alpinia galanga - Thai Galangal

    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...

  • Amomum maximum - Java Cardamom

    Amomum maximum - Java Cardamom
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. An uncommon spice ginger from southeast Asia. The seed pods are used like black cardamom and the unopened flower heads are used in cooking. A medium sized, clumping ginger growing up to 10 ft. Ornamental...

  • Amomum subulatum - Black Cardamom

    Amomum subulatum - Black Cardamom
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. An important spice in eastern cuisine's, with a characteristic smoky, camphor-like aroma and flavor. Much less common in western countries than common cardamom. An evergreen, rhizome producing ginger,...

  • Amomum villosum - Sha Ren

    Amomum villosum - Sha Ren
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A cardamom relative, native throughout Southeast Asia. It can be used much like cardamom and has highly fragrant seeds and fruits. This species is extensively cultivated in some areas, both for its fruits...

  • Annona cherimola - Cherimoya

    Annona cherimola - Cherimoya
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. Large, creamy fruit with aromatic flesh. An excellent dessert fruit. The fruits can weigh up to 5 pounds and ripen with a green skin that is soft to the touch. Usually eaten out of hand. Small to medium...

  • Annona duckei - Annona duckei

    Annona duckei - Annona duckei
    $6.50

    1 seed per pack. An Annona from the Peruvian rain forest jungle, with tennis ball sized fruits that ripen to green and yellow. Flesh is edible, with a mild and sweet flavor. Little is known about this species, but it sees to...

     
  • Annona muricata - Soursop

    Annona muricata - Soursop
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. A very large fruit, up to 1 foot long, with a pleasant and unique aromatic flavor. The soursop is very popular as a flavoring for ice creams and drinks. Small tree, requires tropical conditions. Not frost...

  • Annona paludosa - Annona paludosa

    Annona paludosa - Annona paludosa
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. A very rare Amazonian Annona, with small fruits that grow up to 5-8 cm / 3 inches. The fruits are reportedly edible raw, with a refreshingly sweet flavor. Short tree to 3 m / 9 ft. Unknown hardiness, but...

     
  • Annona pappilionella - Wild Annona

    Annona pappilionella - Wild Annona
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. An extremely rare Annona from the South American jungles. Information about this species is almost non-existant, but it bears small to medium sized fruits that have some resemblance to Rollinia's. Pulp is...

  • Antidesma bunius - Bignay

    Antidesma bunius - Bignay
    $2.50

    7 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...

  • Antidesma dallachyanum - Herbert River Cherry

    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...

  • Antidesma ghaesembilla - Black Currant Tree

    Antidesma ghaesembilla - Black Currant Tree
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A bignay relative, native to northern Australia and parts of Asia. Bears small, black currant-like fruits that are edible, sweet and can be eaten raw or used in jams and jellies. Shrubby growth to 25 ft /...

     
  • Antidesma montanum - Mountain Currant Tree

    Antidesma montanum - Mountain Currant Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A relative of the bignay native to portions of India and China. A small tree, growing to 10-30 ft. Popular for its small, red, ornamental fruits which are born in drooping clusters. Fruits are similar to...

     
  • Antidesma puncticulatum - Mao Luang

    Antidesma puncticulatum - Mao Luang
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A prolifically fruiting relative of the bignay, native to southeast Asia. A single tree can yield thousands of the small red to black colored fruits which are edible and sweet, sometimes eaten fresh or...

  • Antidesma velutinosum - Makmao

    Antidesma velutinosum - Makmao
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A bignay-like fruit native to India, China and southeast Asia. The small fruits are born in long clusters and ripen to red-black. They have a sweet flavor and can be eaten raw, or processed into preserves...

  • Argania spinosa - Argan

    Argania spinosa - Argan
    $6.00

    2 seeds per pack. An interesting and desirable tree from arid regions of Morocco. The Argan is best known for its seed oil, which can be used much like olive oil. The oil is in limited production and is much sought after,...

  • Aristotelia chilensis - Maqui Berry

    Aristotelia chilensis - Maqui Berry
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. An edible, dark purple berry with a flavor somewhat like blackberries. The fruits are eaten fresh and used in dietary supplements, with good popularity in their native Chile. The berries grow on a small,...

     
  • Artocarpus heterophyllus - Black Gold Jackfruit

    Artocarpus heterophyllus - Black Gold Jackfruit
    $3.50

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are from the 'Black Gold' variety, which produces medium sized fruits averaging 15 pounds, with orange flesh, and somewhat more cold tolerance than other common varieties. Note that seedling grown...

  • Artocarpus heterophyllus - Red Jackfruit

    Artocarpus heterophyllus - Red Jackfruit
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. Note that some seeds from this batch are beginning to germinate. Seeds are from a deep orange-red fleshed variety from Asia. The largest tree-borne fruit in the world, the jackfruit can weigh up to 80 lbs!...

  • Artocarpus lakoocha - Monkey Jack

    Artocarpus lakoocha - Monkey Jack
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. A smaller Artocarpus, with baseball-sized, knobby, edible fruits. This species is native to India and parts of southeast Asia. The fruits ripen to greenish-yellow and look a little bit like a mini-jackfruit...

     
  • Asimina parviflora - Dwarf Pawpaw

    Asimina parviflora - Dwarf Pawpaw
    $4.50

    2 seeds per pack. A much lesser known Pawpaw species, native to the southern United States, from Texas through Florida. Like its better known relative, this species bears greenish fruits, with soft, sweetly edible pulp. The...

     
  • 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...

  • Averrhoa bilimbi - Bilimbi

    Averrhoa bilimbi - Bilimbi
    $2.50

    7 seeds per pack. Yellow/green fruit about the size of a pickle, closely related to the star fruit. The bilimbi has a very acidic taste and is often cooked with fish or other meals as flavoring. Fruit is very juicy. Small...

     
  • Benkara armigera - Randia parvula
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A little-known and apparently little-studied Randia (blackberry jam fruit) relative from Southeast Asia. Features attractive, white flowers. Small to medium sized tree. Little information is available about...

  • Billardiera longiflora - Appleberry

    Billardiera longiflora - Appleberry
    $3.00

    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...

  • Bromelia karatas - Plumier's Bromelia

    Bromelia karatas - Plumier's Bromelia
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A wonderful bromeliad, producing oblong, pink to brown colored fruits that are said to have a great sour-sweet flavor. The fruits are used to flavor beverages and have some low scale commercial production...


 

Join Our E-Newsletter!