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Ultra-Rare

Seeds from amazing and rare tropical fruits and edibles from around the world. Many are from species that are virtually unknown in cultivation. Some are very limited in availability and quantity.


  • Artocarpus lakoocha - Monkey Jack (pre-germintaed)
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A smaller Artocarpus, with baseball-sized, knobby, edible fruits. This species is native to India and parts of southeast Asia. The fruits ripen to greenish-yellow and look a little bit like a mini-jackfruit...

     
  • Carica candicans - Wild Papaya

    Carica candicans - Wild Papaya
    $5.00

    5 seeds per pack. A wild papaya that is extremely uncommon outside of its native Andean valley range. Bears slender, edible fruits that are generally eaten cooked or used in preserves. Naturally adapted to a drier and cooler...

     
  • Carica palandensis - Papillo

    Carica palandensis - Papillo
    $7.00

    4 seeds per pack. A very rare papaya relative, discovered only in 1995 growing deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. The delightful round fruits are around softball sized and contain tasty edible pulp that can used fresh...

  • Carica vasconcela - Cobquecura Papaya

    Carica vasconcela - Cobquecura Papaya
    $6.00

    4 seeds per pack. A highly intriguing member of the Papaya family naturally growing the furthest south of any known wild papaya population. Bears good sized, tasty, edible yellow fruits that have similarities to the Mountain...

     
  • Carica weberbaurii - Maushan

    Carica weberbaurii - Maushan
    $7.00

    4 seeds per pack. A really interesting and rare papaya relative from the Peruvian Andes mountains. It bears triangular, lobed fruits that ripen to orange-red and are said to be quite tasty when eaten fresh. They are also...

     
  • Cola suboppositifolia - Wild Cola
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. A wild Cola Nut, this species is native only to Cameroon. Bears typical cola nut fruits, ripening to red, with medium sized seeds and possibly edible pulp. Little information is available about this very...

     
  • Diospyros preussii -
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. A very rare relative of the black sapote and persimmon, native to Western Africa. Bears small, edible red fruits with a sweet pulp that are sold in some local markets in West Africa, particularly Cameroon...

  • Diospyros riojae - Mountain Sapote

    Diospyros riojae - Mountain Sapote
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. A small sapote tree, known mainly in Mexico, producing flattened, edible fruits about the size of a plum. The fruits have some similarities to the black sapote and are said to have fairly flavorful flesh...

     
  • Garcinia gerardii - Forest Mangosteen
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. An interesting mangosteen relative native to India. It bears small yellow fruits that can grow up to an inch across. The tree has some medicinal uses as well as being an attractive ornamental. The fruits...

     
  • Garcinia hombroniana - Seashore Mangosteen

    Garcinia hombroniana - Seashore Mangosteen
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. An extremely rare relative of the fabled Mangosteen, bearing 1-2" pink ripening fruits that have a delicious sour flavored pulp. Small tree, tropical, not frost hardy, good in containers. Seeds are fresh,...

     
  • Garcinia laterifolia - Achachairu
    $4.50

    1 seed per pack. Said to be one of the tastiest of the Rheedia/Garcinia group, the Achachairu bears 1-1 1/2", round yellow-orange fruit with translucent pulp. Flavor is somewhat acidic, of excellent quality with mangosteen...

     
  • Garcinia schomburgkiana - Madan
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. A mangosteen relative native to Thailand. Bears green, edible fruits that are said to have a sour flavor. Short tree, similar in growth habit to other Garcinia's. Unknown frost tolerance. #3968 We need your...

     
  • Gardenia erubescens - West African Gardenia
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. An exotic gardenia native to West Africa. The fruits are supposedly edible and eaten locally in areas where the plant is native, though little information about their uses is available. Features ornamental...

     
  • Jaltomata bernardelloana - Jaltomata

    Jaltomata bernardelloana - Jaltomata
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very rare Physalis relative native to a tiny area in the Peruvian Andes. Features bright purple flowers and small, orange fruits that are said to be edible. The fruits look somewhat like ground cherries...

     
  • Jaltomata cajacayensis - Musho

    Jaltomata cajacayensis - Musho
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A very rare Physalis relative bearing smallish, brown-orange berry fruits. The fruits are reportedly edible and have a sweet flavor. The fruits of this and some of its closely related species are gathered...

     
  • Jaltomata sinuosa - Jaltomata
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Another of several rare Jaltomata species native to South America. Bears tiny orange fruited berries that are said to be edible. A small perennial or annual, sort of similar in growth habit to a ground...

     
  • Jarilla caudata - Jarilla

    Jarilla caudata - Jarilla
    $5.50

    4 seeds per pack. A rare papaya relative with strange and wonderful fruits that can reach up to 12" wide. The fruits have prominent horns at their end and will ripen to yellow. They are sometimes sold locally in their native...

  • Jarilla chocola - Chocola

    Jarilla chocola - Chocola
    $5.50

    4 seeds per pack. An amazingly exotic papaya relative with small pink-red fruits having white flesh and a creamy-acidic flavor. The plant also yields starchy, potato-like tubers. Native to the Pacific coast of Mexico, both...

     
  • Jarilla heterophylla - Granadina
    $6.50

    5 seeds per pack. An obscure relative of the common papaya, this herbaceous perennial bears colorful, purple and yellow oval fruits that grow to about 2.5 cm / 1". The fruits have prominent horns at their end and have a...

     
  • Melicoccus oliviformis - Guaya
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. A very closely related fruit to the far more common but similar Spanish Lime (M. bijugatus). Fruits are slightly larger than the spanish lime, with red-orange flesh that is said to be of high quality...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Passiflora macrophylla - Tree Passion Flower

    Passiflora macrophylla - Tree Passion Flower
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. A bizarre Passiflora and one of only a few species having a tree-like growth habit. Known for its huge leaves, which can reach a few feet in length. Upright growth to 10-20 feet. Flowers are borne directly...

     
  • Passiflora pinnatistipula - Poro Poro

    Passiflora pinnatistipula - Poro Poro
    $7.00

    5 seeds per pack. A delightful yet very rare Andean Passiflora bearing baseball sized, round fruit with lovely edible flesh that is sometimes compared to a mild orange. Native to mountain regions in Chile, this species can...

  • 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...

     
  • Psidium guajava - Waiakea Guava

    Psidium guajava - Waiakea Guava
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A large and beautiful pink fleshed guava from Hawaii. Popular for juicing and dessert use. The fruits ripen to yellow and grow to the size of a large lemon. Lots of flesh and juice with an extremely...

     
  • Syzygium myrtifolium - Wild Cinnamon
    $3.50

    2 seeds per pack. A very pretty ornamental Syzygium, notable for its bright red, young leafs and profuse blooms. The foliage smells of cinnamon when crushed, though this species is not related to the true cinnamon tree...

     
  • Thaumatococcus danielli - African Miracle Fruit
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. Unrelated to the miracle fruit, this species is actually part of the ginger family. Has red fleshed fruits containing a natural sweetener. In its native range, the fruits and seeds are used to sweeten a wide...

     
  • Theobroma subincanum - Cupui (pre-germinated)
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. Seed is pre-germinated and beginning to sprout. Almost never seen outside the Amazon, this is a wild cacao species producing fairly large fruits with edible sweet pulp. The fruits have a number of...



 

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