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Tropical Fruit


  • 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 pubescens - Goldie Ground Cherry

    Physalis pubescens - Goldie Ground Cherry
    $2.00

    40 seeds per pack. A prolific variety of ground cherry bearing medium sized fruits that ripen to a golden yellow. Fruits have an excellent and very sweet flavor, with a hint of strawberry and pineapple. Plants can grow to a...

     
  • Physalis pubescens - Pineapple Ground Cherry

    Physalis pubescens - Pineapple Ground Cherry
    $2.00

    40 seeds per pack. Cossack variety. Cape goosberry relative with cherry-tomato sized fruits having a pineapple-tomato flavor. Plants grow to 2-4ft. Grow as an annual or perennial. #918

     
  • 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 aduncum - Matico

    Piper aduncum - Matico
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A relative of Black Pepper, most known for its fruits which are used for flavoring and as a substitute for Long Pepper. Unlike many Piper species the Matico is not a vine, but a small, shrubby tree. Large...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Pithecellobium dulce - Manila Tamarind

    Pithecellobium dulce - Manila Tamarind
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A popular tropical tree that also does well in arid climates. Bears leguminous fruits with sweet, white pulp that is popular raw on as a flavoring for drinks. The tree is popularly planted as a street tree...

     
  • 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 alnifolia - Pouteria alnifolia

    Pouteria alnifolia - Pouteria alnifolia
    $3.00

    1 seed per pack. A sapote native to central and east Africa. Fruits are a small berry, with edible sweet pulp. The fruits are sometimes gathered locally as a food source. The seed oil can be extracted for cooking as well...

     
  • 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 campechiana - Canistel (pre-germinated)

    Pouteria campechiana - Canistel (pre-germinated)
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are pre-germinated and beginning to sprout. 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...

     
  • Prunus ilicifolia - Holly Leaf Cherry

    Prunus ilicifolia - Holly Leaf Cherry
    $2.00

    4 seeds per pack. Cherry species native to Southern California and Mexico. Fruits are typical cherry size, with a sweetish flavor but minimal flesh. Leaves are noted for their holly-like appearance. Needs minimal water,...

     
  • 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 eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava

    Psidium eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. Small, subtropical or tropical tree related to the guava. Fruits are strawberry guava sized, dark purple in color, with white flesh having a mild, acidic grape or jaboticaba-like flavor. Quality is...

     
  • 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 - Variegated Guava

    Psidium guajava - Variegated Guava
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a variegated variety with strongly variegated leaves and variegated fruits that ripen to yellow. Attractive for its unique foliage, painted yellow and green. Fruits are medium sized. Similar...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Quararibea funebris - Rosita de Cacao

    Quararibea funebris - Rosita de Cacao
    $4.50

    1 seed per pack. Rare flowering and fruiting tree from Central America. The dried flowers have a strong spicy taste and are used as a flavoring, especially in chocolate drinks. Medium sized tree typically grows to 15-30ft...

     
  • 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...


 

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