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  • Inga jinicuil - Ice Cream Bean
    $5.00

    2 seeds per pack. A popular ice cream bean species throughout Central and much of South America. Bears long, pod fruits up to two feet long. Pulp is very soft, creamy white, with a flavor resembling vanilla ice cream. Tree...

  • Inga laurina - White Ice Cream Bean
    $6.00

    2 seeds per pack. A white-fruited ice cream bean with long pods containing silky white flesh with a flavor that is reminiscent of ice cream. Very fast-growing tree, often to about 40 feet. Hardiness is not known. #3551 Out...

  • Inga sp. - Ice Cream Bean

    Inga sp. - Ice Cream Bean
    $5.00

    2 seeds per pack. Seeds are from an unidentified species. May be Inga feuillei. Pods are somewhat shorter than the common I. edulis and I. feuillei. A popular ice cream bean species throughout Central and much of South...

  • Inga spectabilis - Machete Ice Cream Bean

    Inga spectabilis - Machete Ice Cream Bean
    $6.00

    2 seeds per pack. One of the exotic ice cream beans and this a somewhat lesser known species. Bears large fruits up to two feet long with white flesh that melts in the mouth. Flavor is mildly sweet, with tones of vanilla ice...

  • Inga vulpina - Pink Flowered Inga
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. An attractive Ice Cream Bean species with short but fat, yellow fruits and wonderful pink, ornamental flowers. Flesh is white, with a cottony texture and sweet flavor. The species is notable both for its...

  • Irvingia gabonensis - Wild African Mango
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. A rare, mango-like fruit from West Africa. Fruits can be eaten fresh, but they are particularly prized for their large seeds (nuts) which are packed with protein. The nuts are known as dika nuts and are...

  • Jacaratia spinosa - Jacaratia
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Wild Papaya. A wild papaya relative bearing 3-4" fruits that ripen to orange yellow and are said to have a flavor reminiscent of mango and passion fruit. Only over-ripe fruits are eaten. A...

  • Jaltomata tlaxcala - Jaltomato

    Jaltomata tlaxcala - Jaltomato
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A small berry fruit related to and similar to the Garden Huckleberry. This species is quite similar to J. procumbens and may be a variant of it. Short plant grows to 1-2 feet with yellow flowers. Annual...

  • Jaltomata ventricosa - Sogorome

    Jaltomata ventricosa - Sogorome
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. A small and wonderful Jaltomata, native to a tiny area in northwestern Peru. It produces little orange berries, reminiscent of a ground cherry or small cape gooseberry. The fruits and flowers are quite...

  • Jaltomata weberbaueri - Jaltomata
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. One of several extremely rare Physalis relatives, native to a small area in the Peruvian mountains. This species bears orange-red fruits about the size of a small cherry tomato. The fruits are said to be...

  • Kraussia floribunda - Rhino Coffee
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. A shrubby bush growing to 5-15 ft with profuse clusters of attractive white flowers which are followed by purple-black fruits. The fruits are reportedly edible, with a mildly sweet flavor. The leaves are...

  • Lansium domesticum - Langsat

    Lansium domesticum - Langsat
    $3.50

    1 seed per pack. A very popular southeast Asian fruit bearing 1-3", round to oval fruits which ripen to yellow-brown. Pulp is white, with a delightful sweet flavor that tastes a bit like a mixture of grapes and grapefruits...

  • Lawsonia inermis - Henna

    Lawsonia inermis - Henna
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. Fast-growing, small tropical shrub or bush. Produces the dye henna which has a wide variety of uses and has recently become popular as a temporary tattoo. Plants will not take frost, but do well in...

  • Lepidium meyenii - Maca
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A subtropical biennial or annual grown for its fleshy, edible roots. The roots have a variety of edible uses, in making flour, brewing beer, and the leaves can be eaten like lettuce. Recently, maca has...

  • Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle, Yellow Leaf

    Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle, Yellow Leaf
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from an ornamental yellow-green leafed variety. Most seeds appear to breed true. Spreading shrub to 4-8ft, producing clusters of dainty white-pink flowers, which are followed by dark purple to...

  • Licania platypus - Sunsapote
    $2.75

    1 seed per pack. A large fruit native to the lowlands of tropical America. Fruits grow up to 8", with dark brown-red skin and soft flesh that has an acidic-sweet flavor. The fruits are occasionally sold at local markets,...

  • Litsea garciae - Engkala (pre-germinated)

    Litsea garciae - Engkala (pre-germinated)
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. An ultra rare tropical fruit from southeast Asia. Related to the avocado, the engkala bears edible, flattened, bright pink colored fruits. The fruits' wonderful flavor is said to be much like the avocado...

  • Litsea glaucecens - Mexican Bay
    $2.75

    5 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,...

  • Luma apiculata - Luma

    Luma apiculata - Luma
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Bushy tree producing profuse amounts of black-purple berries. Related to the guava. Very frost hardy, to 15F. Bark is cinnamon like and quite pretty. Easily grown in a container. #610 Out of stock. Last...

  • Lychee chinensis - Lychee

    Lychee chinensis - Lychee
    $3.50

    2 seeds per pack. Very popular fruit with an exotic sweet flavor and white translucent flesh. Skin is red and slightly spiny. Trees will survive some frost, to 28-32F. Protect from hard freezes. Lychees grow well in both...

  • Lycium chinense - Shanghai Express Goji Berry

    Lycium chinense - Shanghai Express Goji Berry
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A recent variety of goji berry, selected for its heavily bearing plants which reportedly can yield up to 5-6 pounds of fruit. Low growing, shrubby growth to a few feet in height. Freeze hardy to as low as...

  • Maesobotrya barteri - African Bush Cherry
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A medium sized tree, native to the rainforests of West Africa. Trees yield large quantities of 1 cm, red to purple colored berries, with a tasty acidic flavor. The fruits are sold locally in markets and have...

  • Malpighia punicifolia - Acerola

    Malpighia punicifolia - Acerola
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Formerly listed as Malpighia glabra. Cherry-sized red fruit with a tasty acidic flavor. The amazing acerola contains 60 times the vitamin C per gram of flesh of a citrus. Just three fruits can meet your...

  • Mammea africana - African Mamey Apple

    Mammea africana - African Mamey Apple
    $7.50

    1 seed per pack. An African relative of the Mamey Apple, bearing medium to large, brown fruits similar to its better known relative. Pulp is yellow, edible and the tree is known for profuse bearing. Native to tropical West...

  • Manihot carthaginensis - Hardy Tree Tapioca

    Manihot carthaginensis - Hardy Tree Tapioca
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Fast-growing perennial shrub, usually to 6-8ft. Not know whether this plant is edible (we list it here for grouping sake, and it is closely related to cassava/tapioca). It is hardier than other Manihot's...

  • Manilkara bidentata - Ausubo

    Manilkara bidentata - Ausubo
    $2.75

    2 seeds per pack. Yellow skinned fruit about two inches across. Flesh is yellow, with a consistency much like the canistel. Fruit has a nice flavor and the tree is also an important timber species. Will stand brief frosts,...

  • Manilkara concolor - Zulu Milkberry
    $2.50

    3 seeds per pack. A shrubby, fairly short tree native to southern Africa. Bears small, berry-like fruits that ripen to yellow-orange. Fruits are said to be fleshy and edible. Possibly drought tolerant and may be hardy to...

  • Manilkara discolor - Forest Milkberry
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. A small fruited sapote from forests of southern Africa. Bears yellow ripening fruits that supposedly have a sweet flavor that some sources list as quite desirable. Medium to large sized tree. Unknown frost...

  • Manilkara mochisia - Lowveld Milkberry
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. An African native sapote with small, yellow, reportedly edible fruits. Very little information is available about this species and it is uncommon outside of its native range. Tree, growing to 25-35 feet...

  • Manilkara zapota - Sapodilla (pre-germinated)

    Manilkara zapota - Sapodilla (pre-germinated)
    $3.50

    1 seed per pack. Seed is pre-germinated and beginning to sprout. Meaty fruit with soft, dark brown flesh having a sugary, fruity flavor. The sapodilla tree is also the source of chicle, a sticky latex substance used in...

  • Matisia giacomettoi - Matisia
    $3.00

    1 seed per pack. An ultra-rare edible fruit related to the South American Sapote (Quararibea). Fruits are golf ball sized and ripen from brown to orange-yellow. Pulp is white. Fruits show cauliflorous growth. Unknown...

  • Melicoccus bijugatus - Spanish Lime

    Melicoccus bijugatus - Spanish Lime
    $3.75

    2 seeds per pack. A large tree, common to tropical regions in the Caribbean and parts of the Americas. Bears 1-1 1/2", green skinned fruits with salmon colored pulp that has a sweet to sour flavor. Fairly slow growing. Can...

  • Melicoccus oliviformis - Guaya
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. A very closely related fruit to the far more common but similar Spanish Lime (M. bijugatus). Fruits are slightly larger than the spanish lime, with red-orange flesh that is said to be of high quality...

  • Momordica cochinchinensis - Gac

    Momordica cochinchinensis - Gac
    $7.00

    4 seeds per pack. Hugely popular in parts of southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, the Gac is a strange fruit of the gourd family. Fruits are about 4-5", roughly oval, with bright orange skin covered in small spines. The...

  • Monodora junodii - Green Apple
    $2.00

    1 seed per pack. Related to the Calabash Nutmeg (not the common apple), this South African tree is known for its colorful, orchid like flowers. Very rare, produces edible fruits with a dry pulp. The seeds are used to make...

  • Monodora myristica - Calabash Nutmeg
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Jamaican Nutmeg. A beautiful tropical tree prized both for its aromatic seeds and for its multi-colored, ornamental flowers. Seeds are dried, ground and used as a nutmeg substitute. Aroma is similar...


 

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