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  • Cola suboppositifolia - Wild Cola

    Cola suboppositifolia - Wild Cola
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. A wild Cola Nut, this species is native only to Cameroon. Bears typical cola nut fruits, ripening to red, with medium sized seeds and possibly edible pulp. Little information is available about this very...

  • Cordia dichotoma - Bird Lime Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A locally popular fruit in some parts of India and southeast Asia, primarily used as an ingredient in some traditional cooked dishes. Fruits are small, ripen to pink-yellow and contain a single seed. The...

  • Cordia obliqua - Clammy Cherry

    Cordia obliqua - Clammy Cherry
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small cherry-sized, orange skinned fruit often eaten raw as a vegetable. Ripe fruits have a sticky, clammy texture with a sweetish flavor. The fruits also have a number of medicinal uses. Native to India...

  • Couepia dolicopoda - Parinari

    Couepia dolicopoda - Parinari
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. An edible, soft-fruited rainforest tree from the Amazon region. Bears oblong, yellow fruits with soft, creamy pulp that are said to be quite desirable. The fruit is virtually unknown outside of the Amazon...

  • Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball Tree

    Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball Tree
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. One of three species of Cannonball Trees, renowned for their huge, ornamental and edible cannonball shaped fruits. The large fruits are born in clusters all along the trunk of the tree. Also features...

  • Crataegus pubescens - Mexican Apple

    Crataegus pubescens - Mexican Apple
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Small, yellow skinned, apple-like fruit. Fruits can be eaten fresh but are often used in preserves. The fruits also have a variety of medicinal properties and have been used for eating and medicine for...

  • Cucumis metuliferus - Horned Melon Rund

    Cucumis metuliferus - Horned Melon Rund
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Kiwano Rund (Round). A very rare variant of the African Horned Melon producing baseball sized fruits that ripen to a ghostly white-yellow color. Flesh is bright green. Flavor is similar to the...

  • Cucurbita ecuadoriensis - Ecuadorian Squash
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A wild species of squash, rediscovered only recently in 1965. Bears round, melon like fruits with a bitter flavor. The species is most notable for its resistance to a number of common squash viruses making...

  • Cullenia exarillata - Wild Durian

    Cullenia exarillata - Wild Durian
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. An exotic close relative of the Durio genus (durian's), native to the Western Ghat mountains of India. Bears medium sized, spiky fruits with large seeds and scant pulp. The tree is a very important in its...

  • Cyclanthera explodens - Exploding Cucumber
    $2.50

    6 seeds per pack. A strange annual vine related to the common cucumber. Bears small, spiky fruits that upon ripening, "explode" to release their seeds. Fruits are said to be edible both when raw and ripe, but the vine is...

  • Cyphomandra hartwegii - Tree Tomato
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. A rare relative of the common Tree Tomato. Bears elongated, egg-shaped fruits that ripen to yellow-orange. Fruits are said to be edible when ripe, though caution should be used as there are some conflicting...

  • Dacryodes edulis - Butterfruit

    Dacryodes edulis - Butterfruit
    $9.00

    1 seed per pack. Rare, African tree bearing 2-6", oval fruits which ripen to an off-purple blue color. The fruits are eaten raw or cooked and when cooked, have a texture much like butter. The seed also has a number of uses,...

  • Dialium engleranum - Kalahari Podberry
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A medium sized tree bearing edible, red-brown, velvet skinned fruits. Has attractive, glossy foliage and ornamental inflorescences. Medium sized tree can grow up to 50 ft. Native to parts of Africa. Likely...

  • Dialium schlechteri - Sherbet Tree
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. An African fruit tree bearing 1", velvet skinned, red-brown fruits with a dry, orange pulp. The pulp is said to taste like sherbet and is popular amongst locals in the tree's native range. Native to...

  • Dillenia pentagyna - Karmal
    $2.00

    8 seeds per pack. A relative of the Elephant Apple, the Karmal tree bears 2.5 cm / 1" fruits with an acidic flavor that are eaten fresh and cooked. Native to India, the tree is also known for its yellow, fragrant flowers...

  • Dimocarpus longana - Kohala Longan
    $2.50

    2 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Kohala variety, known for its large, flavorful fruits. Brown-skinned fruit with translucent white flesh and tasty pulp reminiscent of the lychee and rambutan. The longan is subtropical...

  • Dimocarpus longana - Longan

    Dimocarpus longana - Longan
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. Very popular lychee relative; a small brown-skinned fruit with translucent white flesh and tasty pulp reminiscent of the lychee and rambutan. Seeds are from the wonderful Kohala variety, known for its large...

  • Dimocarpus malesiana - Mata Kucing Longan
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A very close, wild relative of the longan bearing somewhat spiky fruits having translucent, sweet flesh. The fruits look a bit like a longan combined with a lychee. Cultural requirements and growth habit is...

  • Dioscorea meridensis - Ecuador Wild Yam
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A climbing rainforest yam relative having large, edible tubers. Little information is available about this species. Likely needs a tropical environment for proper growth. Features ornamental, heart-shaped...

  • Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote

    Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. Baseball sized fruit with chocolate pudding like pulp. Eaten out of hand or in desserts. Subtropical tree can withstand mild frost, to around 28F. Grows to 20-80 feet. #143 View plant database page.Out of...

  • Diospyros discolor - Velvet Apple

    Diospyros discolor - Velvet Apple
    $3.00

    1 seed per pack. A medium or tall tropical tree bearing fairly large, orange-sized fruit with a strong fruity smell and a sweet, apple-banana like flavor. Fruits are very pretty, with red-orange, furry, velvet skin. Pulp is...

  • Diospyros discolor - Velvet Apple (pre-germinated)

    Diospyros discolor - Velvet Apple (pre-germinated)
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are beginning to sprout. A medium or tall tropical tree bearing fairly large, orange-sized fruit with a strong fruity smell and a sweet, apple-banana like flavor. Fruits are very pretty, with...

  • Diospyros inconstans - Jacuiba
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. A rare Diospyros from the forests of Brazil. Bears small, purple fruits with very sweet, though sometimes limited pulp. The species is little known outside its native range. A deciduous tree up to 20-30...

  • Diospyros kaki - Persimmon

    Diospyros kaki - Persimmon
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A very popular and hardy tree bearing softball-sized, orange-skinned fruits with a soft custardy pulp having a sweet flavor. Trees can grow to 25ft and are hardy to about 0F. The mature tree makes for a...

  • Diospyros kaki Chocolate - Chocolate Persimmon

    Diospyros kaki Chocolate - Chocolate Persimmon
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. Chocolate variety of persimmon. This variety has dark black pulp when ripe, similar to the black sapote. Fruits are medium to large sized, good flavor and a novelty to look at when cut open. Tree is hardy...

  • Diospyros maritima - Sea Persimmon

    Diospyros maritima - Sea Persimmon
    $2.00

    Orange fruited persimmon relative bearing fruit about 1-2" across. Edible pulp is white-orange colored. Plant seems to tolerate brief frosts and grows well in wet conditions or near water. #639 Out of stock. Last available:...

  • Diospyros mespiliformis - Jackalberry
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A large and fairly common tree of the African savannas. Bears small, purple (when ripe) edible fruits that are very popular with animals and are harvested by local tribes. The fruits are a traditional food...

  • Diospyros montana - Mountain Persimmon

    Diospyros montana - Mountain Persimmon
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. Orange fruited persimmon relative bearing fruit about 1-2" across. Pulp is orange-black, edible. Not much is known about cultivation or climatic requirements. #637 View plant database page.Out of stock...

  • Diospyros natalensis - Small Leafed Jackal Berry
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A small, South African shrub that is popular for bonsai. Bears small orange fruits that are eaten by birds and are of unknown edibility. Attractive growth habit, should be hardy to some frost. #2462 Out of...

  • Diospyros preussii -

    Diospyros preussii -
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. A very rare relative of the black sapote and persimmon, native to Western Africa. Bears small, edible red fruits with a sweet pulp that are sold in some local markets in West Africa, particularly Cameroon...

  • Diospyros ramulosa - Namaqua Firesticks
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. An ebony species native to the southern parts of Africa. Uncommon outside of its native range, with very little information about the species available. Would appear to bear small, orange colored fruits of...

  • 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...

  • Dovyalis abyssinica - Tropical Apricot
    $2.50

    4 seeds per pack. Similar to the ketembilla, but with bright skinned fruits that ripen to a red-orange. Fruits are 1" around, with velvet skin and juicy, soft flesh that has a flavor reminiscent of an astringent apricot...

  • 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...

  • Dovyalis rhamnoides - Sourberry
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. A small but tasty fruit native to southern Africa and related to the Kei Apple. Fruits are around 2 cm long, with a sour flavor. They are typically used in jams and preserves, but have a number of other...

  • Dovyalis rotundifolia - Dune Sourberry
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. An uncommon, small and sour edible fruit native to coastal southern portions of Africa. Related to the better-known Kei Apple. Fruits can be eaten raw and are also popular with birds. Shrubby growth habit...


 

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