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Tropical Fruit P-R


  • Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus

    Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus
    $2.50

    20 seeds per pack. One of the tallest cactus species in the world, the Cardon can reach 60ft in the wild. Growth and overall appearance has similarities to the beautiful Saguaro. Bears an edible fruit that was an important...

     
  • Pachyrhizus erosus - Jicama

    Pachyrhizus erosus - Jicama
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A vining plant native to Mexico that can reach 10-15ft but is best known for its large roots which can weigh up to 40 pounds. The starchy roots are edible, having a sweet flavor that is usually eaten raw...

     
  • Parinari anamensis - Annamese Burada

    Parinari anamensis - Annamese Burada
    $4.50

    2 seeds per pack. A less known fruit tree native to southeast Asia, producing brown-tan colored fruits that have a passing resemblance to a genip. Fruits are generally harvested wild and occasionally found for sale in local...

     
  • Parmentiera aculeata - Guajilote

    Parmentiera aculeata - Guajilote
    $3.00

    6 seeds per pack. Yellow, cone shaped, waxy skinned fruit about 4-6" long, related to the candle stick tree. Fruits are sweet and when raw, resemble sugarcane in flavor. Tree is not too picky about climatic requirements, and...

     
  • Passiflora auriculata - Black Passion Fruit
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. An ornate flowered vine from Central America with cream-yellow-green colored flowers followed by small black fruits. The black fruits may be edible, but are of unknown quality. Fast growing, to several feet...

  • Passiflora caerulea - Blue Passion Flower

    Passiflora caerulea - Blue Passion Flower
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Very hardy passion flower vine to 10F. Fast-growing, vigorous vine produces beautiful white/blue flowers with a strong fruity-minty scent much like feijoa fruits. Flowers are followed by medium sized...

  • Passiflora coactilis - Passiflora coactilis
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. There is little information about this rare Tacosnia group Passiflora. It has a number of similarities to other Tacsonia's (Banana Passion Fruit), with long, tubular, pink-red flowers. Flowers are followed...

     
  • Passiflora edulis - Frederick Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Frederick Passion Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Frederick variety, producing huge fruits with purple-red skin and growing to 3-5". Note that as with most varietal strains, seeds may not produce true to the parent. Fruits have a...

     
  • Passiflora edulis - Purple Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Purple Passion Fruit
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. The passion fruit of commerce. Produces a 2-4" purple fruit with wonderful tasting bright orange pulp. Fruit can be eaten fresh or used to flavor drinks, ice cream, sauces, etc. Fast-growing vine, can...

     
  • Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa - Lilikoi

    Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa - Lilikoi
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Yellow variety of the passion fruit. Fruit is larger than the standard purple variety. Grown extensively in Hawaii. Fast-growing vine is less hardy than the purple passion fruit. #112 Hardy to zone 10a (30...

     
  • Passiflora foetida - Wild Water Lemon

    Passiflora foetida - Wild Water Lemon
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A beautiful and easy to grow Passiflora with bright purple-white flowers and small red ripening fruit. Fruits are not usually eaten but do have some pulp. Flowers have a pleasant, minty scent. Hardy to...

     
  • Passiflora incarnata - Maypop

    Passiflora incarnata - Maypop
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. The hardiest Passion Flower vine, the Maypop can survive temperatures to -10F. Deciduous vines grow to 10-20 feet and feature ornate, frilly, purple-white flowers with the classic passion flower look...

     
  • Passiflora laurifolia - Water Lemon

    Passiflora laurifolia - Water Lemon
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Large fruited Passiflora with flower scented, sweet, juicy pulp. Vine is very fast growing and prefers frost free conditions. Flowers are large, purple colored, with prominent filaments. #133 Hardy to zone...

     
  • Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla

    Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. One of the better tasting of the passion fruits, produces yellow colored fruits to 3-5" with sweet flavored pulp. Vine is subtropical and will stand mild frosts. Fast-growing. #929 Hardy to zone 10a (30 -...

  • Passiflora maliformis - Sweet Calabash

    Passiflora maliformis - Sweet Calabash
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. 2-3", round, yellow skinned passion fruit with delicious, fruity-flavored orange pulp. This species is one of the best tasting of the passion fruits and is cultivated in parts of Central and South America...

  • Passiflora manicata - Red Passion Flower

    Passiflora manicata - Red Passion Flower
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Deep red flowered Passiflora with green-yellow fruit. Fruit may be edible, though one source says it can be toxic (probably when unripe). Fruit is fragrant, smelling like a cross between the purple passion...

     
  • Passiflora mixta - Tumbo Passion Fruit
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A lesser known banana passion fruit relative from South America, bearing oval, yellow colored fruits with dark orange flesh. The fruits are edible, with a tasty sweet and acidic flavor. Like the more common...

     
  • Passiflora popenovii - Quijos Granadilla
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A fantastic edible passion fruit from Columbia and Ecuador. Bears nice sized, yellow-orange fruits that look a bit like Passiflora alata. The fruits have a wonderful aromatic flavor and smell. Pulp is...

     
  • Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla

    Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla
    $2.00

    6 seeds per pack. Fast-growing vine bearing huge fruits, up to a foot long, with a sweet edible, passion-fruit-like pulp. Vine is hardy to about 28-32F. Large flowers are highly ornate, colored red, blue, and purple. Pulp is...

     
  • Passiflora tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit

    Passiflora tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Passiflora mollissima. Hardy passion flower vine producing 3-5" long, soft, yellow fruits. Fruits are edible and commonly used in beverages. Beautiful pink/red flower is formed on a long stalk. Vine...

  • Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry

    Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Small, white colored fruit with juicy acidic pulp. Fruits are borne in large quantities directly off branches. Shrubby tree to 20-30ft, subtropical, should surivive short frosts. Fruits and flowers on and...

     
  • Phyllanthus emblica - Emblic

    Phyllanthus emblica - Emblic
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A prolific tree bearing 1-2", translucent fruits with a highly acidic pulp. The fruits are esteemed in India and parts of Southeast Asia and often sold in markets, usually flavored with sugar. Trees are...

     
  • Phyllanthus niruri - Jarmala
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A short (2-3ft), annual herb with numerous medicinal uses. Pretty much all parts of the plant have been used medicinally, from treatments for jaundice to a topical healing aid and possbile anti-viral use...

     
  • Physaliastrum chamaesarachoides - Japanese Physaliastrum

    Physaliastrum chamaesarachoides - Japanese Physaliastrum
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very rare Physalis relative native to Japan. Bears plump, berry like fruits encased in a papery husk (much like cape gooseberries), with a sugary-tomato like flavor. It is a fairly low growing, shrubby...

     
  • Physalis alkekengi  - Winter Cherry

    Physalis alkekengi - Winter Cherry
    $2.00

    75 seeds per pack. A beautiful ornamental and edible fruit, the Winter Cherry (often labeled as an ornamental--Chinese Lantern), bears small, ground cherry-like fruits that are both edible and medicinal. The ripe fruits have...

     
  • Physalis costomatl - Cotztomatl

    Physalis costomatl - Cotztomatl
    $2.25

    10 seeds per pack. An rare Physalis native to tropical America. Produces small gound cherry-like fruits with a mild, sweet flavor. The plant is a small annual, growing to a few feet. Growth habit is similar to common...

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Purple de Milpa Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Purple de Milpa Tomatillo
    $2.00

    40 seeds per pack. A more common purple fruited tomatillo, with 1" fruits that ripen to purple, blushed with green and yellow. The fruits store well and are popularly used in salsas. Very easy to grow. Medium sized plants...

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Purple Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Purple Tomatillo
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. Medium sized, purple colored fruit closely related to the tomato. Fully ripe fruits are eaten raw, much like tomatoes. The unripe fruits are commonly used in chilis and salsas. Easily grown container...

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Rio Verde Grande Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Rio Verde Grande Tomatillo
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Maybe the largest tomatillo variety, Rio Grande bears fat fruits up to 3-4 ounces. Very nice yields and classic tomatillo flavor. Medium sized plants may need staking due to fruit size. Annual. #3507

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Yellow Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Yellow Tomatillo
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a tasty yellow-ripening variety, with sweet fruits. Fully ripe fruits are eaten raw, much like tomatoes. The unripe fruits are commonly used in chili's and salsas. Easily grown container...

     
  • Physalis minima - Sunberry

    Physalis minima - Sunberry
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A short annual bearing cape gooseberry-like fruits with a pleasant, earthy sweet acidic flavor kind of like a ground cherry. The fruits are surrounded by papery husks and grow to the size of a cherry...

  • Physalis peruviana - Ayacucho Giant Cape Gooseberry

    Physalis peruviana - Ayacucho Giant Cape Gooseberry
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A varietal cape gooseberry, recently found in the Ayacucho region of Peru by plant explorer J. Simcox. It bears plump fruits, larger in size than standard cape gooseberries, with excellent, sweet flavor...

  • Physalis peruviana - Cape Gooseberry

    Physalis peruviana - Cape Gooseberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Tomato relative producing orange colored fruits about the size of a cherry tomato. Flesh has tomato texture and consistency with hints of tomato flavor combined with pineapple. Easy to grow as a perennial...

     
  • Physalis peruviana - Poha

    Physalis peruviana - Poha
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. A popular berry of Hawaii, the Poha is more or less the same as the Cape Gooseberry, though often listed as a different variety. Seeds are from the Hawaiian strain. Fruits grow to the size of a cherry...

     
  • Physalis pruinosa - Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry

    Physalis pruinosa - Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. A famous heirloom of the ground cherry, Aunt Molly's bears golden orange fruits with a clean citrus-like ground cherry flavor. Fruits can be eaten fresh or used in desserts and salads. Small, shrubby...

     
  • Physalis pruinosa - Ground Cherry

    Physalis pruinosa - Ground Cherry
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. Tomato relative producing orange colored fruits about the size of a cherry tomato. Flesh has tomato texture and consistency with hints of tomato flavor combined with pineapple. Plant as perennial or...

     

 

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