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Tropical Fruit P-R


  • Garcinia aristata - Cuban Mangosteen
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A relative of the mangosteen bearing small orange-yellow fruits with soft pulp. Flavor is very good, sweet and edible fresh or in desserts and beverages. A short tree growing to 5-20 ft. Features thick, dark...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Parkia biglobosa - African Locust Bean

    Parkia biglobosa - African Locust Bean
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Similar to the closely related P. biglandulosa, this important edible food producing tree is found native in a variety of ecosystems throughout west and central Africa. The bean-like fruits contain edible,...

     
  • Parmentiera aculeata - Guajilote

    Parmentiera aculeata - Guajilote
    $3.00

    6 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Parmentiera edulis. Yellow, cone shaped, waxy skinned fruit about 4-6" long, related to the candle stick tree. Fruits are sweet and when raw, resemble sugarcane in flavor. Tree is not too picky about...

     
  • Passiflora adulterina - Passiflora adulterina
    $5.00

    5 seeds per pack. A rare Tacsonia Passion Flower, with long, tubular red-pink flowers that are followed by Banana Passion Fruit-like fruits. The fruits could be edible, as other Tacsonia species often are. Fast-growing,...

     
  • Passiflora cincinnata - Maracuja Mochila

    Passiflora cincinnata - Maracuja Mochila
    $5.00

    5 seeds per pack. A delightful, edible passion fruit from Brazil, this species produces medium sized, orange skinned fruits with juicy, sweet pulp. The fruits look somewhat like the Water Lemon. Also noted for its deep...

  • Passiflora edulis - Frederick Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Frederick Passion Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Frederick variety, producing huge fruits with purple-red skin and growing to 3-5". Note that as with most varietal strains, seeds may not produce true to the parent. Fruits have a...

     
  • Passiflora edulis - Orange Giant Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Orange Giant Passion Fruit
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a rare orange-pink skinned passion fruit. Fruits are large sized, with the typically delicious, richly flavored pulp of edulis varieties. Please note that seedling grown Passiflora edulis,...

     
  • Passiflora edulis - Purple Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Purple Passion Fruit
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. The passion fruit of commerce. Produces a 2-4" purple fruit with wonderful tasting bright orange pulp. Fruit can be eaten fresh or used to flavor drinks, ice cream, sauces, etc. Fast-growing vine, can...

  • Passiflora edulis - Red Rover Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Red Rover Passion Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Red Rover variety which is known for rounded, stout, red-purple colored fruits and moderate cold tolerance to 27F. Please note that seedling grown Passiflora edulis, while often similar,...

     
  • Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa - Lilikoi

    Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa - Lilikoi
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Yellow variety of the passion fruit. Fruit is larger than the standard purple variety. Grown extensively in Hawaii. Fast-growing vine is less hardy than the purple passion fruit. #112 Hardy to zone 10a (30...

     
  • Passiflora foetida - Wild Water Lemon

    Passiflora foetida - Wild Water Lemon
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A beautiful and easy to grow Passiflora with bright purple-white flowers and small red ripening fruit. Fruits are not usually eaten but do have some pulp. Flowers have a pleasant, minty scent. Hardy to...

     
  • Passiflora incarnata - Maypop

    Passiflora incarnata - Maypop
    $5.00

    10 seeds per pack. The hardiest Passion Flower vine, the Maypop can survive temperatures to -10F. Deciduous vines grow to 10-20 feet and feature ornate, frilly, purple-white flowers with the classic passion flower look...

  • Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla

    Passiflora ligularis - Sweet Granadilla
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. One of the better tasting of the passion fruits, produces yellow colored fruits to 3-5" with sweet flavored pulp. Vine is subtropical and will stand mild frosts. Fast-growing. #929 Hardy to zone 10a (30 -...

  • Passiflora manicata - Red Passion Flower

    Passiflora manicata - Red Passion Flower
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Deep red flowered Passiflora with green-yellow fruit. Fruit may be edible, though one source says it can be toxic (probably when unripe). Fruit is fragrant, smelling like a cross between the purple passion...

     
  • Passiflora nigradenia - Passiflora nigradenia
    $6.00

    4 seeds per pack. A little known edible passion fruit native to Bolivia. It has showy, ornate flowers that unlike many Passiflora's, appear in clusters. The flowers are followed by orange-yellow skinned fruits which are...

     
  • Passiflora popenovii - Quijos Granadilla

    Passiflora popenovii - Quijos Granadilla
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A fantastic edible passion fruit from Columbia and Ecuador. Bears nice sized, yellow-orange fruits that look a bit like Passiflora alata. The fruits have a wonderful aromatic flavor and smell. Pulp is...

  • Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla

    Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla
    $2.50

    6 seeds per pack. Fast-growing vine bearing huge fruits, up to a foot long, with a sweet edible, passion-fruit-like pulp. Vine is hardy to about 28-32F. Large flowers are highly ornate, colored red, blue, and purple. Pulp is...

  • Passiflora seemanii - Seeman's Passion Flower

    Passiflora seemanii - Seeman's Passion Flower
    $4.00

    6 seeds per pack. A gorgeous ornamental and edible passion flower vine. Flowers are an ornate mix of purple and white and can be followed by 1-2" edible fruits that reportedly have a very nice flavor. The vine is popular as...

  • Passiflora setacea - Sururuca

    Passiflora setacea - Sururuca
    $5.00

    5 seeds per pack. A little-known, edible Passiflora, with medium sized, round to oval fruits that ripen to greenish-yellow. The fruits have juicy, clear pulp that has an acidic flavor. This species has multi-lobed, white...

     
  • Passiflora subpeltata - White Passionflower

    Passiflora subpeltata - White Passionflower
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Passion flower vine producing small, white flowers mildly resembling P. caerulea. Fruits are yellow, small-medium sized, and probably not very edible. Vine is usually grown as an ornamental for its flowers...

     
  • Passiflora tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit

    Passiflora tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Passiflora mollissima. Hardy passion flower vine producing 3-5" long, soft, yellow fruits. Fruits are edible and commonly used in beverages. Beautiful pink/red flower is formed on a long stalk. Vine...

  • Passiflora x decaisneana -

    Passiflora x decaisneana -
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. Originated as a hybrid between P. alata and P. quadrangularis. Bears large, bright, red-purple flowers that bear some resemblance to its parents. If properly pollinated, can produce large, edible fruits...

  • Paullinia cupana - Guarana

    Paullinia cupana - Guarana
    $4.00

    1 seed per pack. The increasingly popular guarana has become a common ingredient in energy drinks and sodas, mainly due to its seeds, which are very high in caffeine. Native to the Amazon basin region, it is a climbing,...

     
  • Phoenix rupicola - Cliff Date

    Phoenix rupicola - Cliff Date
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A date palm native to the slopes of the Himalayas'. The Cliff Date bears an edible date fruit as well as providing an attractive landscape palm for the garden. Hardy to short frosts, thrives in poor soils...

     
  • Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry

    Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry
    $3.00

    6 seeds per pack. Small, white colored fruit with juicy acidic pulp. Fruits are borne in large quantities directly off branches. Shrubby tree to 20-30ft, subtropical, should surivive short frosts. Fruits and flowers on and...

  • Phyllanthus emblica - Emblic

    Phyllanthus emblica - Emblic
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A prolific tree bearing 1-2", translucent fruits with a highly acidic pulp. The fruits are esteemed in India and parts of Southeast Asia and often sold in markets, usually flavored with sugar. Trees are...

     
  • Physalis alkekengi  - Winter Cherry

    Physalis alkekengi - Winter Cherry
    $2.50

    75 seeds per pack. A beautiful ornamental and edible fruit, the Winter Cherry (often labeled as an ornamental--Chinese Lantern), bears small, ground cherry-like fruits that are both edible and medicinal. The ripe fruits have...

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Purple Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Purple Tomatillo
    $2.00

    50 seeds per pack. Medium sized, purple colored fruit closely related to the tomato. Fully ripe fruits are eaten raw, much like tomatoes. The unripe fruits are commonly used in chilis and salsas. Easily grown container...

  • Physalis ixocarpa - Rio Verde Grande Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Rio Verde Grande Tomatillo
    $3.00

    50 seeds per pack. Maybe the largest tomatillo variety, Rio Grande bears fat fruits up to 3-4 ounces. Very nice yields and classic tomatillo flavor. Medium sized plants may need staking due to fruit size. Annual. #3507

     
  • Physalis ixocarpa - Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Tomatillo
    $2.00

    100 seeds per pack. Medium sized, green colored fruit closely related to the tomato. Fully ripe fruits are eaten raw, much like tomatoes. The unripe fruits are commonly used in chili's and salsas. Easily grown container...

  • Physalis ixocarpa - Yellow Tomatillo

    Physalis ixocarpa - Yellow Tomatillo
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a tasty yellow-ripening variety, with sweet fruits. Fully ripe fruits are eaten raw, much like tomatoes. The unripe fruits are commonly used in chili's and salsas. Easily grown container...

  • Physalis peruviana - Ayacucho Giant Cape Gooseberry

    Physalis peruviana - Ayacucho Giant Cape Gooseberry
    $2.50

    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 pruinosa - Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry

    Physalis pruinosa - Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry
    $2.50

    25 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 - Pineapple Ground Cherry

    Physalis pubescens - Pineapple Ground Cherry
    $2.50

    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


 

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