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Tropical Fruit P-R


  • Physalis sp. - Giant Cape Gooseberry

    Physalis sp. - Giant Cape Gooseberry
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A large growing and large-fruiting cape gooseberry, popular for commercial growing in South America. Plants can grow to 3-4 feet. Fruits have a great pineapple-tomato flavor. Grow as an annual or perennial...

     
  • Pilosocereus chrysacanthus - Golden Old Man Cactus
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A fairly tall tree-like cactus, growing up to 15-25 feet. Has a nice edible fruit, with deep, neon-purple flesh. Grows well in all typical cactus climates. Hardy to some light frosts. #3947 We need your...

     
  • Piper auritum - Mexican Pepperleaf

    Piper auritum - Mexican Pepperleaf
    $3.00

    15 seeds per pack. A perennial herb related to the true Black Pepper plant, Mexican Pepperleaf is prized for cooking throughout Mexico and Central America. It is best recognized for its huge leaves which are quite...

     
  • Piper longum - Long Pepper
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A popular seasoning pepper in India, portions of Asia and Africa. Long Pepper has a flavor similar to standard black pepper, though spicier, as well as a storied history in the spice trade. Similar growth...

     
  • Piper peepuloides - Long Pepper

    Piper peepuloides - Long Pepper
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. An ultra-exotic Black Pepper relative from the Himalaya region. The fruits are used as an edible spice and both fruits and roots are used medicinally. The spice is virtually unknown in much of the world...

     
  • Polaskia chichipe - Chichituna
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A branching tree-like cactus that can grow to 15 feet. Bears small, red, edible fruits with similarities to some of the other cactus fruits. Grows quite well in arid, frost-free climates. Attractive...

     
  • Polyalthia debilis - Polyalthia
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A small, shrubby Annona relative bearing small, elongated, yellow colored, edible fruits. The tree is known throughout the Indochina region and is sometimes grown for its fruits, along with its importance...

     
  • Pouteria campechiana - Canistel

    Pouteria campechiana - Canistel
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. One of the finest sapotes, the canistel is a large (4-7"), bright yellow fruit with soft, sweet flavored pulp. Some liken the flavor to a baked sweet potato but the true taste is difficult to describe. Tree...

     
  • Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma

    Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. Prized in its Peruvian homeland, this sapote fruit is still quite rare in cultivation. Bears softball-sized fruits that grow to a few inches, with orange colored, dry pulp that is reminiscent of a hard...

     
  • Prunus lyonii - Catalina Island Cherry

    Prunus lyonii - Catalina Island Cherry
    $2.50

    3 seeds per pack. A fairly rare cherry native only to the Catalina islands of California. Fruits turn a dark red-black when ripe and are edible with a fairly large seed. Needs minimal water, hardy to the teens. Please see...

     
  • Psidium acutangulum - Para Guava

    Psidium acutangulum - Para Guava
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Closely related to the tropical guava. Fruit is yellow skinned, 1-2" wide, with an acidic aromatic flavor somewhat like the guava. Fruit is often used to flavor drinks. Climatic requirements are similar to...

     
  • Psidium cattleianum - Red Strawberry Guava

    Psidium cattleianum - Red Strawberry Guava
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Related to the tropical guava, produces small dark red skinned fruits to 1.5". Flesh is translucent, juicy, and not mealy like the tropical guava, with a tasty acidic-strawberry flavor. Very easy to grow...

     
  • Psidium cattleianum var lucidum - Yellow Strawberry Guava

    Psidium cattleianum var lucidum - Yellow Strawberry Guava
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Related to the tropical guava, produces medium sized, yellow skinned fruits to 1-3". Flesh is translucent, juicy, similar to the strawberry guava, but with a slightly more acidic flavor. Is sometimes known...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Bangkok Giant Guava

    Psidium guajava - Bangkok Giant Guava
    $2.25

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Bangkok Giant, a huge, white fleshed guava that is one of the worlds largest. Fruits can sometimes grow to the size of a softball! Excellent flavor. Great for beverages, flavorings, and...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Colombian Red Guava
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A delectable Colombian guava variety with large fruits having deep pink flesh and a deliciously sweet flavor. This is a popular commercial variety, widely used for juicing and flavorings. Small to medium...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Egyptian Guava

    Psidium guajava - Egyptian Guava
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the yellow, pear-shaped Egyptian variety. Fruits grow to 4", with cream-yellow skin and sweet, juicy white flesh. Great for beverages, flavorings, and eating fresh. Small tree, hardy to 29F,...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Guava

    Psidium guajava - Guava
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Seeds are from mixed or generic varieties. Medium to large green to yellow fruits with white or pink flesh having an aromatic, fruits smell. Great for beverages, flavorings, and eating fresh. Small tree,...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Guava, Apple Red
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. An interesting guava variety from India, producing apple-sized guava's that ripen with yellow skin, covered in prominent red blush. The ripe fruits remind a lot of red apples. Flesh is white, sweet, with...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Wild Guava

    Psidium guajava - Wild Guava
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a wild Hawaiian guava bearing medium sized fruits with bright pink flesh and a strongly aromatic flavor. Used locally for juices and desserts. Similar growth habits and requirements to other...

     
  • Psidium guajava ssp pyriferum - Pear Guava

    Psidium guajava ssp pyriferum - Pear Guava
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Formerly Psidium pyriferum. Seeds are from a pear shaped guava, about the size of a small pear. Has white flesh, and small seeds with a nice, smooth guava flavor. Small tree, hardy to 29F, prefers warm...

     
  • Psidium guineense - Brazilian Guava

    Psidium guineense - Brazilian Guava
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small guava, with a tart but distinctive flavor sometimes likened to strawberries. It can be eaten out of hand, but is often made into jellies and preserves. It is fairly hardy and does well in both...

  • Punica granatum - Dwarf Pomegranate

    Punica granatum - Dwarf Pomegranate
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a dwarf variety, growing to 4-6ft. Fruits are red-skinned, pulp is pink-red, good flavored. Can be eaten fresh, but is sometimes juiced or used in making preserves. The juice can also act as...

  • Punica granatum - Pomegranate

    Punica granatum - Pomegranate
    $2.00

    20 seeds per pack. Ornamental red fruit with slightly tart, but sweet pulp. Can be eaten fresh, but is sometimes juiced or used in making preserves. The juice can also act as a dye. Trees withstand intense heat, drought, and...

     
  • Randia thurberi - Papache
    $3.00

    4 seeds per pack. A rare blackberry jam fruit from Northern and Central Mexico. The small, round fruits are striped and spotted green and yellow, with sweet flavored, deep black colored pulp. Adapted to warmer, dry climates...

     
  • Renealmia alpinia - Garden Ginger

    Renealmia alpinia - Garden Ginger
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Mishqui Panga. A type of ginger found in tropical America and the Caribbean region. Notable for its traditional use of the leaves as a flavoring, often for fish. The leaves have a fragrant, ginger...

     
  • Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry

    Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. Small shrubby bush native to coastal scrublands of Southern California and Baja. Produces a small, oblong, red berry that can be made into a sour, refreshing drink. Tolerates some frost but may defoliate...

     
  • Rollinia deliciosa - Biriba

    Rollinia deliciosa - Biriba
    $2.00

    3 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Rollinia mucosa. Large yellow skinned fruit usually weighing several pounds. Flesh is creamy white, with an excellent sweet-cream flavor. Tree is small or medium sized, will stand brief frosts...

     
  • Rollinia exsucca - Black Maho

    Rollinia exsucca - Black Maho
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A rare Amazonian Rollinia, with smallish fruits that ripen to yellow-green, looking a bit like half-sized sugar apples. Flesh is translucent, edible and sweet, with a mildly salty edge. Native to the lowland...

     
  • Rosenbergiodendron formosum - Blackberry Jam Fruit

    Rosenbergiodendron formosum - Blackberry Jam Fruit
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Randia formosa. Small yellow fruit that tastes like blackberry jam. Fruits are borne on a small bushy plant that is a relative of the gardenia. Pretty white flowers are fragrant. Can survive light...

     
  • Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry

    Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. One of the only subtropical/tropical raspberries, the mysore raspberry is also noted for its heavy production. Plants grow to 10-15ft, and can produce for most of the year in warm climates. Hardy to 20F...

     

 

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