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Tropical Fruit


  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Pimenta dioica - Allspice

    Pimenta dioica - Allspice
    $3.50

    8 seeds per pack. Beautiful tree produces small scented berries whose seeds are dried and used as a spice. Allspice is named for its smell which is akin to a mix of all spices. Medium sized tree. Foliage is highly scented as...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Piper nigrum - Pepper

    Piper nigrum - Pepper
    $3.00

    9 seeds per pack. The true pepper plant, producing black, white, and red pepper. Tropical vining plant, also grows well as a houseplant. Provide support for vines to grow or leave as ground-dwelling. Hardy to brief...

     
  • 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...

  • Piptostigma pilosum - Wild Annona
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. A very rare, wild Annona, apparently only found in the rain forests of Cameroon and Gabon. Like a number of Annona's, flowers are borne directly from the trunk and produce small, knobby fruits that ripen to...

     
  • Pistacia vera - Pistachio Nut

    Pistacia vera - Pistachio Nut
    $2.75

    4 seeds per pack. This batch of seeds is dried. Trees produce the pistachio nut of commerce, popular for roasting and as a flavoring for desserts. The pistachio nut tree is generally small to medium sized, topping out at...

     
  • Pithecellobium dulce - Manila Tamarind

    Pithecellobium dulce - Manila Tamarind
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Guamuchil. 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...

     
  • 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...

     
  • 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,...

  • 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...

     
  • Prunus salicifolia - Capulin Cherry

    Prunus salicifolia - Capulin Cherry
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A subtropical cherry species requiring no chill to set fruit. Fruits are red to deep red in color, with similarities to some common cherry varieties in flavor. Medium to large sized tree, hardy to 19F. Very...

     
  • 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 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

    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 - 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

    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 - Guava, Lucknow 49

    Psidium guajava - Guava, Lucknow 49
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A large fruited Asian guava, ripening to a pale green-yellow, with translucent pink to white flesh. The fruits have a delightfully aromatic, sweet flavor. This variety is popular in India and East Asia...

     
  • 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...

     

 

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