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Tropical Fruit Ci-E


  • Diospyros simii - Climbing Star Apple
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A small, shrub like tree bearing velvet, orange-brown fruits that are reportedly edible. Ornamental, with dark leathery leaves. Hardy to mild frosts. Grows to 5-15 feet. #2465 Hardy to zone 9b (25 - 30F)We...

     
  • Diospyros texana - Texas Persimmon

    Diospyros texana - Texas Persimmon
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A small, black persimmon native to Texas, north to parts of Oklahoma and south into northern Mexico. Fruits grow to about an inch, with black skin and black pulp, which has a sweet flavor. The fruits can be...

     
  • Diospyros whyteana - Bladdernut
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A small, ornamental tree featuring cream colored fragrant flowers and small red fruits. The fruits have minimal pulp, but the seeds can be ground into a coffee substitute. Has glossy, attractive leaves and...

     
  • Dovyalis caffra - Kei Apple

    Dovyalis caffra - Kei Apple
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. 1-2", soft-skinned orange-yellow fruit with an acidic juicy flavor. Grows on a subtropical shrub that can be trained as a hedge. #183 Hardy to zone 9b (25 - 30F)View plant database page...

     
  • Dovyalis longispina - Coastal Kei Apple
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A lesser known South African Dovyalis, bearing small, red fruits which are edible and said to be fairly tasty. Shrubby tree, similar to the kei apple, also with prominent spines on its branches. Probably...

     
  • Durio zibethinus - Durian (pre-germinated)

    Durio zibethinus - Durian (pre-germinated)
    $9.00

    1 seed per pack. Seed is pre-germinated and beginning to sprout. The renowned and infamous durian. A large fruit weighing several pounds, best known for its foul smelling flesh which is relished and esteemed by its many...

     
  • Ehretia rigida - Puzzle Bush
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A mainly ornamental shrub from South Africa featuring attractive orange-red fruits and dense clusters of attractive purple-white flowers. The small fruits have a sweet scent and are popular with birds. They...

     
  • Elaeocarpus lanceifolius - Himalayan Olive
    $2.50

    2 seeds per pack. An interesting and edible fruit from the Himalayan region. Bears small apple-sized fruits with glossy, pale green skin containing green, oily flesh surrounding a single seed. Fruits supposedly have an...

     
  • Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamom

    Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamom
    $2.25

    10 seeds per pack. A clumping ginger relative bearing the important spice cardamom, used in curries and as a flavoring in a vast array of foods. Cardamom grows to 4-8ft and is hardy to the mid 30's (F). Flowering and...

  • Ensete glaucum - Snow Banana

    Ensete glaucum - Snow Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A mainly ornamental banana and possibly the hardiest of all Ensete and banana species. The Snow Banana is a gorgeous plant with huge green leaves growing to several feet long, having red veins. The tubers...

     
  • Ensete ventricosum - Abyssinian Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A popular ornamental plant that is closely related to the edible banana. Known for its huge leaves, which fan out from the top and grow to several feet long. Can produce small, banana-like fruits which are...

     
  • Eriobotyra japonica - Loquat

    Eriobotyra japonica - Loquat
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Medium sized, yellow-orange, soft-fleshy fruit with a sweet flavor having some similarities to a peach or apricot. Trees are hardy to 12-15F. Fruits are wonderful for eating fresh or using for dessert...

     
  • Eryngium foetidum - Culantro

    Eryngium foetidum - Culantro
    $2.00

    500 seeds per pack. A tropical perennial or temperate annual, the aromatic culantro plant is used extensively in many regional Asian cuisines. Spicy-like flavor, a bit akin to cilantro, with which it is often confused. Easy...

  • Escontria chiotilla - Chiotilla Cactus
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A tree-like cactus that grow up to 20 feet high. Has small red fruits that are edible, with tasty, sweet pulp. Reminiscent of a mini dragon fruit. Shows some mild frost tolerance. #3942 We need your help...

     
  • Euclea undulata - Small-leafed Guarri
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A common, shrubby tree from interior portions of Southern Africa. Bears small fruits that are said to be edible, though not necessarily tasty. The tree is also harvested for its heartwood and has a number...

     
  • Eugenia axillaris - White Stopper
    $2.50

    3 seeds per pack. A native Floridian Eugenia, bearing small, red to purple berries that are possibly edible. The fruits are mainly popular with birds and the plant makes a nice landscape hedge. It features seasonal, fragrant...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Eugenia reinwardtiana - Cedar Bay Cherry

    Eugenia reinwardtiana - Cedar Bay Cherry
    $3.00

    1 seed per pack. 1-1.5" around, bright red fruit with a juicy berry/grape-like flavor. Grows on a small bush or tree, often to only 10 ft tall. Subtropical, will survive to 30F. Easily container grown. Seeds are fresh,...

     
  • Eugenia uniflora - Surinam Cherry

    Eugenia uniflora - Surinam Cherry
    $3.50

    4 seeds per pack. Seeds are from mixed, large fruited red varieties. Cherry sized fruit with a sweet flavor. Trees can be very prolific if conditions are right. Hardy to the upper 20's when mature. Grows on a small tree or...

     
  • Eulychnia acida - Copao
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A medium height cactus covered with long, thin spines. Notable for its scaly, green, juicy edible fruits which have a tasty, acidic flavor. The fruits are sold commercially in Chile. Probably has some...

     
  • Euterpe oleracea - Acai Palm

    Euterpe oleracea - Acai Palm
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. A majestic tropical palm and the source of the now popular Acai fruit. The red fruits have come under serious investigation by nutritional beverage and food makers for their high vitamin and nutrition...

     

 

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