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  • 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...

     
  • Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry

    Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Strawberry Tree. Seeds are extremely tiny. Small or medium sized tree common to tropical and Caribbean island areas. Small red fruits are very sweet and have fig overtones. Trees can survive brief...

     
  • Musa argentii - Wild Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A newly discovered banana species (in 2014) native to the rainforests of Northeast India. It bears beautiful ivory colored fruits, with light pink blush and white flesh. Flowers are neon pink, with...

     
  • Musa cheesmanii - Cheesman's Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A large, wild banana native to India. Noteworthy for its very large, ornamental leaves. It is similar to M. sikkimensis, a cold hardy banana, so there is potential for this species being cold hardy as well...

     
  • Musa griersonii - Wild Banana
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A very rare banana species from the Himalayan region. Barely known in the wild, seeds have only recently come available from cultivated collections. A very attractive banana, with typically large leaves and...

     
  • Musa ingens - Giant Banana
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. This is the fabled gigantic banana, a huge species that can grow to 20 m / 66 ft tall! Leaves can grow to 5 m / 16 ft long, with a stout "trunk" growing a feet in diameter. This is the largest known banana...

     
  • Musa itinerans - Burmese Blue Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A highly unique and colorful banana having iridescent pink-purple-blue fruits. The fruits grow to 4-6" and form in nice clusters. They are used in Thai cooking and are often cooked. The leaves are also...

     
  • Musa ornata - Bronze Banana

    Musa ornata - Bronze Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A purple-lilac flowered banana with seedy fruits. It grows to only 5-10ft and is great in containers. The large leaves and ornate flowers make this uncommon species a popular one for ornamental cultivation...

     
  • Musa paradisiaca - French Plantain

    Musa paradisiaca - French Plantain
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A beautiful edible and ornamental banana producing a type of sweet plantain fruit. Grows to 10-20ft with huge, cylindrical leaves. This species is sometimes crossed with the more common banana species to...

     
  • Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana

    Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Banana bears sweet edible fruits but is best known for its spectacular cold tolerance, able to survive temperatures to 10F! Huge ornamental...

     
  • Musa sikkimensis - Red Darjeeling Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a variant of the Darjeeling Banana having gorgeous red striped leaves with red-purple undersides. A rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Banana bears sweet edible...

     
  • Musa thomsonii - Wild Indian Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A wild banana from the Himalaya's, bearing 4" fruits with sweet, edible, though seedy pulp. This species shows some cold hardiness and may be suitable in climates down to zone 8b. Fast-growing to several...

     
  • Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana

    Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. An amazing banana species that can flower and fruit in a year from seed and at only a few feet tall! Bears very ornamental, pink-skinned bananas and has beautiful, large pink banana flowers. Has some...

     
  • Musa violacea - Violet Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. With its strikingly beautiful, multi-colored blossoms, this unusual banana is sure to be a conversation piece in the garden or greenhouse. Beautiful, large green foliage accents the flowers. Grows to...

     
  • Musa x sikkimensis - Darjeeling Giant Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A naturally occuring hybrid and rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Giant is a much larger variant of the standard Darjeeling Banana, that can reach 20ft! Huge ornamental leaves...

     
  • Musa yunnanensis - Yunnan Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. An exciting and recently described banana with considerable cold tolerance possibly down to as low as 10F. Grows to 15-25 feet, features large, classic banana leaves and an attractive growth habit. Plants...

     
  • Musa zebrina - Blood Banana

    Musa zebrina - Blood Banana
    $4.00

    6 seeds per pack. One of the most beautiful banana's, the Blood Banana has fiery red and green spotted foliage. Its large banana leaves combined with the beautiful foliage create a striking appearance. Also bears small...

     
  • Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana

    Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. An amazing and fairly rare ornamental. The Chinese Yellow Banana produces huge, bright yellow blooms that persist on the plant for up to 9 months! Small fruits follow, with sources differing on their...

     
  • Myrciaria x - Red Hybrid Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria x - Red Hybrid Jaboticaba
    $4.50

    2 seeds per pack. A rare and newly introduced jaboticaba, this variety is best known for being fast bearing from seed. Standard jaboticaba's can take up to 8-10 years to fruit from seed, while this variety has fruited in as...

     
  • Myristica fragrans - Nutmeg

    Myristica fragrans - Nutmeg
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are from the tropical nutmeg, the spice of commerce. Nutmeg fruits are about the size of an apricot, with a large seed and red pulp-like aril. The seed is the common nutmeg spice and the red aril is...

     
  • Myrtus communis - Myrtle

    Myrtus communis - Myrtle
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Pretty, compact bush or tree with aromatic leaves, bearing almond sized, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows well in subtropical climates, hardy to 20F...

     
  • Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle

    Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. A dwarf version of the attractive myrtle tree, growing to 3-4ft. Shrubby bush with aromatic leaves, bearing small, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows...

     
  • Oncoba spinosa - Fried Egg Tree

    Oncoba spinosa - Fried Egg Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. An attractive ornamental shrub-tree, often grown for its large, white flowers with yellow centers that resemble fried eggs. Bears a hard shelled fruit with edible pulp. The dried fruits are used as rattles...

     
  • Opuntia engelmannii - Engelmann's Prickly Pear

    Opuntia engelmannii - Engelmann's Prickly Pear
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A desert southwestern U.S. native prickly pear. Bears 3" long edible fruits with soft pulp. Features colorful yellow flowers. Fruits are very popular with wildlife. Grows to 4-6 feet, with thick pads and...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru, bearing bright orange colored fruits. Bears plump, orange fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru. Bears plump, red fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor drinks but can also be eaten out of hand...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Prickly Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Prickly Pear
    $2.00

    30 seeds per pack. Juicy red fruit of a cactus. The fruits of this variety are spineless and the cactus pads are edible as well. Hardy to 15F, needs little or no water when established. Fruits have extensive uses, from...

     
  • Opuntia macrocentra - Purple Prickly Pear

    Opuntia macrocentra - Purple Prickly Pear
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A highly ornamental prickly pear, known for its purple pads, making this one of the one cactus species to produce purple colored pads. Also features bright, ornamental, yellow-red flowers and edible red...

     
  • Opuntia sp. - Hoconoiste

    Opuntia sp. - Hoconoiste
    $2.00

    30 seeds per pack. Orange-red cactus fruit, popular in Latin America. The fruits of this variety are spineless. Hardy to 15F, needs little or no water when established. Fruits have extensive uses, from flavorings for drinks,...

     
  • Psidium eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava

    Psidium eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. Small, subtropical or tropical tree related to the guava. Fruits are strawberry guava sized, dark purple in color, with white flesh having a mild, acidic grape or jaboticaba-like flavor. Quality is...

     

 

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