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Tropical Fruit P-R


  • Pachira glabra - Malabar Chestnut

    Pachira glabra - Malabar Chestnut
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. Green, occasionally brownish, podded fruit up to 4-9" long, containing several seeds that are a bit like chestnuts. Small or medium sized tree to 10-20ft. Subtropical, will stand frosts and short freezes...

     
  • Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus

    Pachycereus pringlei - Cardon Cactus
    $2.50

    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 odorifer - Fragrant Screwpine

    Pandanus odorifer - Fragrant Screwpine
    $3.50

    2 seeds per pack. An interesting Pandanus, best known for its fragrant flowers, which are used to create perfumes and an essential oil, said to have a lovely, mild scent similar to rose water. The fruits, like other...

  • Parkia timoriana - Tree Bean

    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...

  • 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 caerulea - Blue Passion Flower

    Passiflora caerulea - Blue Passion Flower
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Very hardy passion flower vine to 10F. Fast-growing, vigorous vine produces beautiful white/blue flowers with a strong fruity-minty scent much like feijoa fruits. Flowers are followed by medium sized...

  • 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 - 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 - Purple Possum Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Purple Possum Passion Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the Purple Possum variety. A giant fruited Passion Fruit, with heavy, pulp-laden fruits that ripen to purple-red. A popular production variety in warmer areas. Vines grow fast and bear...

  • Passiflora edulis - Red Passion Fruit

    Passiflora edulis - Red Passion Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Red/purple skinned variety of the purple passion fruit. Flavor is similar to the purple passion fruit. Can be eaten fresh or used to flavor drinks, ice cream, sauces, etc. Fast-growing vine, can fruit...

  • 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 incarnata - Maypop

    Passiflora incarnata - Maypop
    $4.00

    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 tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit

    Passiflora tripartita mollissima - Banana Passion Fruit
    $3.00

    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...

  • Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry

    Phyllanthus acidus - Otaheite Gooseberry
    $3.00

    8 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...

  • Phyllanthus niruri - Jarmala

    Phyllanthus niruri - Jarmala
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A short (2-3ft), annual herb with numerous medicinal uses. Pretty much all parts of the plant have been used medicinally, from treatments for jaundice to a topical healing aid and possible anti-viral use...

  • Physalis alkekengi  - Winter Cherry

    Physalis alkekengi - Winter Cherry
    $2.00

    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 - 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
    $2.00

    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
    $2.50

    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 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...


 

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