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  • Illicium verum - Star Anise

    Illicium verum - Star Anise
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small Asian-native tree which yields the spice star anise. The spice is used in a wide variety of dishes and the tree itself has a number of medicinal uses. Related to the magnolia, the tree is also a...

  • Inga edulis - Ice Cream Bean

    Inga edulis - Ice Cream Bean
    $6.00

    3 seeds per pack. Long, podded fruit up to 2ft long. Pulp is very soft, creamy white, with a flavor resembling vanilla ice cream. Tree is subtropical, hardy to short freezes and can be kept in a container. There seem to be...

  • Inga feuillei - Ice Cream Bean

    Inga feuillei - Ice Cream Bean
    $5.00

    3 seeds per pack. Very similar to Inga edulis. Long, podded fruit up to 2ft long. Pulp is very soft, creamy white, with a flavor resembling vanilla ice cream. Tree is subtropical, hardy to short freezes and can be kept in a...

  • 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
    $6.00

    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...

  • Irvingia malayana - Wild Almond

    Irvingia malayana - Wild Almond
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. A large tree native to the southeast Asia region, bearing plum-sized fruits with sweet edible pulp and large, edible seeds. The seeds are roasted for eating and the wood is extremely hard, being used in...

  • Jacaratia mexicana - Mexican Mountain Papaya

    Jacaratia mexicana - Mexican Mountain Papaya
    $6.00

    4 seeds per pack. A fantastic wild, dry-forest papaya bearing strongly winged fruits that ripen to yellow-green, with tasty, yellow-orange pulp. This species is native to dry areas in Southern Mexico and into Central America...

  • 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 cajacayensis - Musho

    Jaltomata cajacayensis - Musho
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very rare Physalis relative bearing smallish, brown-orange berry fruits. The fruits are reportedly edible and have a sweet flavor. The fruits of this and some of its closely related species are gathered...

  • Jaltomata sinuosa - Jaltomata
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Another of several rare Jaltomata species native to South America. Bears tiny orange fruited berries that are said to be edible. A small perennial or annual, sort of similar in growth habit to a ground...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Laurus nobilis - Bay Leaf

    Laurus nobilis - Bay Leaf
    $2.25

    5 seeds per pack. The beautiful and fabled Bay Leaf tree provides the bay leaf of culinary fame. The leaves are highly fragrant and impart a delicious flavor to numerous foods and seasonings. The tree also has an ancient...

  • Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle

    Leycesteria formosa - Himalayan Honeysuckle
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Spreading shrub to 4-8ft, producing clusters of dainty white-pink flowers, which are followed by dark purple to brown fruits. The berry-sized fruits reportedly have a caramel-raisin-like flavor, and are...

  • 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

    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 glaucescens - Mexican Bay

    Litsea glaucescens - Mexican Bay
    $3.00

    3 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...

  • Macadamia integrifolia x tetraphylla - Beaumont Macadamia

    Macadamia integrifolia x tetraphylla - Beaumont Macadamia
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the very popular Beaumont variety, known for large crops over longer seasons. It is not known if seeds bear true to the parent variety. Subtropical tree from Australia produces the wonderful...

  • Maesobotrya barteri - African Bush Cherry

    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
    $8.00

    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...

  • Mammea americana - Mamey Apple

    Mammea americana - Mamey Apple
    $9.00

    1 seed per pack. Related to the mangosteen, the delightful Mamey bears round, brown fruits up to 8" across. Fruits have a fragrant, tasty apricot-raspberry like flavor. Hardy to some frost. The tree is quite attractive...

  • 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...


 

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