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Tropical Fruit


  • Momordica grosvenorii - Buddha Fruit

    Momordica grosvenorii - Buddha Fruit
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Siraitia grosvenorii. A perennial and deciduous vine native to southern China. Part of the melon family, the edible fruits are highly desired in Chinese medicine. The fruits are very sweet and are...

     
  • Monodora myristica - Calabash Nutmeg

    Monodora myristica - Calabash Nutmeg
    $4.00

    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...

  • Morinda citrifolia - Noni

    Morinda citrifolia - Noni
    $2.25

    10 seeds per pack. White, knobby fruit growing on a small, tropical, shrubby tree. The fruits are extensively used for their medicinal and health benefiting properties. Can be container grown. Fruits ripen to white, and have...

     
  • Morinda citrifolia - Variegated Noni

    Morinda citrifolia - Variegated Noni
    $3.00

    7 seeds per pack. This is a variegated leaf colored variety. White knobby fruit growing on a small tropical shrub or tree. The fruits are extensively used for their medicinal and health benefiting properties. Can be...

     
  • Morinda coreia - Wild Forest Noni

    Morinda coreia - Wild Forest Noni
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. A wild noni species from India, bearing small fruits with general similarities to the common noni. The fruits are quite smelly (just like noni) and have a number of traditional medicinal uses. The fruits...

     
  • Moringa hildebrandtii - Hildebrandt's Moringa
    $5.00

    3 seeds per pack. An extremely rare Moringa from Madagascar. This species is noteworthy for its large seeds, which are 2-4 times the size of the more common Moringa oleifera. The species is extinct in the wild, but is...

  • Moringa oleifera - Horseradish Tree

    Moringa oleifera - Horseradish Tree
    $2.25

    7 seeds per pack. A widely cultivated an extremely useful tropical tree. Many parts of the tree are edible, from leaves--which contain vitamin C, to the long, immature pods which are eaten as a vegetable. Edible oil is...

  • Morus nigra - Black Mulberry

    Morus nigra - Black Mulberry
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Deciduous tree bearing black berry fruits similar in appearance to a blackberry. Fruits are sweet and quite tasty. Hardy to zone 5. Grows to 10-15 m / 32-49 ft. #638 Hardy to at least zone 6 (-10 - 0F)...

     
  • Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry

    Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Strawberry Tree. Seeds are extremely tiny. Small or medium sized tree common to tropical and Caribbean island areas. Small red fruits are very sweet and have fig overtones. Trees can survive brief...

     
  • Musa acuminata Colla - Banana

    Musa acuminata Colla - Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. The original wild banana, seeds are from a wild form found in Thailand. Plants are similar in growth habit to common cultivated banana's, growing to 10-20ft, with huge leaves. Fruits are variable, often...

     
  • Musa argentii - Wild Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A newly discovered banana species (in 2014) native to the rainforests of Northeast India. It bears beautiful ivory colored fruits, with light pink blush and white flesh. Flowers are neon pink, with...

     
  • Musa cheesmanii - Cheesman's Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A large, wild banana native to India. Noteworthy for its very large, ornamental leaves. It is similar to M. sikkimensis, a cold hardy banana, so there is potential for this species being cold hardy as well...

     
  • Musa itinerans - Burmese Blue Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A highly unique and colorful banana having iridescent pink-purple-blue fruits. The fruits grow to 4-6" and form in nice clusters. They are used in Thai cooking and are often cooked. The leaves are also...

     
  • Musa ornata - Bronze Banana

    Musa ornata - Bronze Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A purple-lilac flowered banana with seedy fruits. It grows to only 5-10ft and is great in containers. The large leaves and ornate flowers make this uncommon species a popular one for ornamental cultivation...

     
  • Musa paradisiaca - French Plantain

    Musa paradisiaca - French Plantain
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A beautiful edible and ornamental banana producing a type of sweet plantain fruit. Grows to 10-20ft with huge, cylindrical leaves. This species is sometimes crossed with the more common banana species to...

     
  • Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana

    Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Banana bears sweet edible fruits but is best known for its spectacular cold tolerance, able to survive temperatures to 10F! Huge ornamental...

  • Musa thomsonii - Wild Indian Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A wild banana from the Himalaya's, bearing 4" fruits with sweet, edible, though seedy pulp. This species shows some cold hardiness and may be suitable in climates down to zone 8b. Fast-growing to several...

     
  • Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana

    Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. An amazing banana species that can flower and fruit in a year from seed and at only a few feet tall! Bears very ornamental, pink-skinned bananas and has beautiful, large pink banana flowers. Has some...

     
  • Musa x sikkimensis - Darjeeling Giant Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A naturally occuring hybrid and rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Giant is a much larger variant of the standard Darjeeling Banana, that can reach 20ft! Huge ornamental leaves...

     
  • Musa yunnanensis - Yunnan Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. An exciting and recently described banana with considerable cold tolerance possibly down to as low as 10F. Grows to 15-25 feet, features large, classic banana leaves and an attractive growth habit. Plants...

     
  • Musa zebrina - Blood Banana

    Musa zebrina - Blood Banana
    $4.00

    6 seeds per pack. One of the most beautiful banana's, the Blood Banana has fiery red and green spotted foliage. Its large banana leaves combined with the beautiful foliage create a striking appearance. Also bears small...

     
  • Myrciaria dubia - Camu Camu

    Myrciaria dubia - Camu Camu
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. An Amazon rainforest tree related to the jaboticaba, bearing purple fruits with an extremely high vitamin C content. Flavor is very acidic and the fruits are usually blended into beverages or desserts. Owing...

     
  • Myrica rubra - Yumberry
    $2.00

    5 seeds per pack. Seeds are difficult and slow to sprout. A bayberry relative bearing a small, edible, berry-like fruit that is used in a variety of flavorings and drinks. The yumberry has recent notoriety as a juice flavor...

     
  • Myrtus communis - Myrtle

    Myrtus communis - Myrtle
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. Pretty, compact bush or tree with aromatic leaves, bearing almond sized, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows well in subtropical climates, hardy to 20F...

     
  • Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle

    Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A dwarf version of the attractive myrtle tree, growing to 3-4ft. Shrubby bush with aromatic leaves, bearing small, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows...

     
  • Negrito Manduvi Peanut
    $2.50

    (Arachis hypogaea) 4 seeds per pack. Pack contains four nuts, each of which contain 1-4 seeds. A mini peanut, with dark black-purple wrapped nuts inside the compact shells. Very tasty, fun to grow, and offers something...

     
  • Oncoba spinosa - Fried Egg Tree

    Oncoba spinosa - Fried Egg Tree
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. An attractive ornamental shrub-tree, often grown for its large, white flowers with yellow centers that resemble fried eggs. Bears a hard shelled fruit with edible pulp. The dried fruits are used as rattles...

     
  • Opuntia engelmannii - Engelmann's Prickly Pear

    Opuntia engelmannii - Engelmann's Prickly Pear
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. A desert southwestern U.S. native prickly pear. Bears 3" long edible fruits with soft pulp. Features colorful yellow flowers. Fruits are very popular with wildlife. Grows to 4-6 feet, with thick pads and...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru, bearing bright orange colored fruits. Bears plump, orange fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru. Bears plump, red fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor drinks but can also be eaten out of hand...

     
  • Opuntia macrocentra - Purple Prickly Pear

    Opuntia macrocentra - Purple Prickly Pear
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A highly ornamental prickly pear, known for its purple pads, making this one of the one cactus species to produce purple colored pads. Also features bright, ornamental, yellow-red flowers and edible red...

     
  • Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus

    Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus
    $2.00

    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...

     
  • Pandanus utilis - Red Tinged Screw Pine
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. An attractive ornamental Screw Pine having long, slender green leaves accented by red edges. Similar in growth habit and utility to that of the standard P. utilis. The plant has both edible fruits as well...

     
  • Parkia timoriana - Tree Bean
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. A fairly well-known tropical tree, appreciated for its edible seeds, which are often roasted for snacking. The pods are popularly used in cooking and curries. A tall tree to 30 m / 100 ft. Ornamental as...

     
  • Parthenocissus semicordata - Hiamalaya Grape
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A fairly uncommon vine from the Himalaya's, bearing small, purple-black fruits that are said to be edible. Loosely related to the common grape, it does well in warmer temperate climates. Fruits are sweet...

     

 

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