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Tropical Fruit P-R


  • 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

  • Piper excelsum - Kawakawa

    Piper excelsum - Kawakawa
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. One of New Zealand's most well known native plants, it is a small, shrubby tree with large, often glossy, heart shaped leaves. Grows to 15 ft / 5 m. An important traditional medicinal plant for the Maori...

  • Piper nigrum - Pepper

    Piper nigrum - Pepper
    $3.00

    8 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...

  • 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...

     
  • Plinia caipirinha - Jabuticaba Caipirinha

    Plinia caipirinha - Jabuticaba Caipirinha
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. Please note: Some seeds in this batch are beginning to germinate. Possibly the best candidate for a true dwarf Jaboticaba, this varietal species grows to around 6 ft / 2 m tall, by twice as much (or more)...

  • Plukenetia volubilis - Sacha Peanut

    Plukenetia volubilis - Sacha Peanut
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. A small, Amazonian rainforest vining plant bearing star shaped fruits containing seeds (nuts) that are edible when roasted. The plant is gaining recent interest as a possible health food due to high levels...

     
  • Pouteria glomerata - Cinnamon Apple

    Pouteria glomerata - Cinnamon Apple
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. a.k.a. Pouteria hypoglauca. Fairly large, spherical, green-skinned fruit related to the many sapotes. The flesh is white, creamy, and ususally eaten fresh. The cinnamon apple is little-known and does well in...

     
  • Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma

    Pouteria lucuma - Lucuma
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. Prized in its Peruvian homeland, this sapote fruit is still quite rare in cultivation. Bears softball-sized fruits that grow to a few inches, with orange colored, dry pulp that is reminiscent of a hard...

  • Pouteria venosa - Aboirana

    Pouteria venosa - Aboirana
    $11.00

    1 seed per pack. A medium sized, fleshy sapote fruit, native to Brazil and some neighboring countries. Rounded fruits ripen to a yellow-brown-orange, with starchy, edible flesh, having a mildly sweet flavor. Fruits are...

     
  • Pouteria viridis - Green Sapote

    Pouteria viridis - Green Sapote
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. One of the less common sapotes, the Green Sapote bears wonderfully flavored fruits having some similarities to the Mamey Sapote. Fruits are 2-3", and ripen to green, with smooth textured salmon colored flesh...

  • Prunus ilicifolia - Holly Leaf Cherry

    Prunus ilicifolia - Holly Leaf Cherry
    $4.00

    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 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 cattleianum - Red Strawberry Guava

    Psidium cattleianum - Red Strawberry Guava
    $2.50

    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
    $2.50

    15 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 guajava - Bangkok Giant Guava

    Psidium guajava - Bangkok Giant Guava
    $2.50

    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 - 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 - Hawaiian White Guava

    Psidium guajava - Hawaiian White Guava
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the delicious 'Hawaiian White' variety, with medium to large fruits having juicy, sweet, white flesh. Fruits ripen to yellow. Small to medium sized tree, hardy to around 32F. Note that...

  • Psidium guajava - Patillo Guava

    Psidium guajava - Patillo Guava
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the 'Patillo' variety, a small to medium sized guava with bright pink flesh and a fruity-acidic flavor. Small to medium sized tree, hardy to around 32F. Note that seedling grown guava's may...

  • Psidium guajava - White Indian Guava

    Psidium guajava - White Indian Guava
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Medium to large fruited guava to 3-4", with white flesh having a slight pear-guava flavor. Small tree, hardy to 29F, prefers warm climates for flowering and fruiting. Note that seedling grown guava's can...

     
  • 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 guineense - Brazilian Guava

    Psidium guineense - Brazilian Guava
    $3.00

    8 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...

  • Psidium striatulum - Narrow Leafed Guava

    Psidium striatulum - Narrow Leafed Guava
    $3.50

    8 seeds per pack. A rare but very promising guava, the Narrow Leafed Guava bears medium sized, juicy, bright red-pink fleshed fruits with yellow skin. Flavor is sweet, with similarities to the standard guava. Shrubby, low to...

     
  • Punica granatum - Dwarf Pomegranate

    Punica granatum - Dwarf Pomegranate
    $2.50

    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
    $2.50

    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...

  • Queen of Malinalco Tomatillo

    Queen of Malinalco Tomatillo
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A rare and unique tomatillo variety having large, elongated, yellow colored fruits with a sweet flavor as compared with standard tomatillo's. This variety originated in the town of Malinalco, Mexico and...

     
  • Randia fitzalanii - Yellow Mangosteen

    Randia fitzalanii - Yellow Mangosteen
    $3.00

    5 seeds per pack. Baseball-sized fruit with black colored pulp and a flavor supposedly having mangosteen-like qualities. Native to Australia, flowers are also very pretty. Small or medium sized tree, probably hardy to short...

  • Red Malaysian Guava - Red Malaysian Guava

    Red Malaysian Guava - Red Malaysian Guava
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Medium sized guava, 2-3" with reddish skin and deep red flesh. This variety is unique as the foliage is also tinged red, and the flowers are hot pink. Often grown for the fruit as well as its ornamental...

  • Rhus chinensis - Chinese Sumac

    Rhus chinensis - Chinese Sumac
    $3.00

    25 seeds per pack. A shrubby, deciduous plant, native to China and parts of southeast Asia. The very small fruits are said to be edible, with an acidic flavor. It also has medicinal and industrial uses, owing to dyes and...

     
  • Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry

    Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Small shrubby bush native to coastal scrublands of Southern California and Baja. Produces a small, oblong, red berry that can be made into a sour, refreshing drink. Tolerates some frost but may defoliate...

     
  • Rollinia deliciosa - Biriba

    Rollinia deliciosa - Biriba
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Rollinia mucosa. Large yellow skinned fruit usually weighing several pounds. Flesh is creamy white, with an excellent sweet-cream flavor. Tree is small or medium sized, will stand brief frosts...

     
  • Rubus glaucus - Andean Raspberry

    Rubus glaucus - Andean Raspberry
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A much appreciated blackberry species native to much of Central and South America, including the Andes region. It grows naturally in cooler, cloud forest regions, making the species ideal for subtropical...

  • Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry

    Rubus niveus - Mysore Raspberry
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. One of the only subtropical/tropical raspberries, the mysore raspberry is also noted for its heavy production. Plants grow to 10-15ft, and can produce for most of the year in warm climates. Hardy to 20F...

     
  • Rubus probus - Atherton Raspberry

    Rubus probus - Atherton Raspberry
    $5.00

    10 seeds per pack. A wild, tropical raspberry, native to Australia and Papua New Guinea. The red, edible fruits are often gathered wild but there are some small commercial plantations as well. The berries ripen to red, with...

     

 

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