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Tropical Fruit

 

Seeds for Tropical Fruits from around the world! Rare, fresh seeds for gardeners in every climate.


  • Euterpe oleracea - Acai Palm, Para Dwarf

    Euterpe oleracea - Acai Palm, Para Dwarf
    $4.50

    3 seeds per pack. Please note that some of the seeds in this batch are beginning to sprout. A popular acai for commercial fruit production. Trees grow shorter (to 20-40 ft) and produce fruit at shorter heights (5 ft)...

     
  • Feijoa sellowiana - Feijoa

    Feijoa sellowiana - Feijoa
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Oval shaped green fruit with highly aromatic, perfume smelling flesh tasting like a combination of guava, strawberry, pineapple, and mint. Eaten fresh or in salads and drinks. Small shrub produces an...

     
  • Fuchsia boliviana - Bolivian Fuchsia

    Fuchsia boliviana - Bolivian Fuchsia
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. Beautiful red-pink flowered fuchsia with edible fruits once popular with the Incas, now occasionally sold locally in South America. This fuchsia is best known for its long, trumpet-like flowers which form...

     
  • Fuchsia boliviana Alba - White Bolivian Fuchsia

    Fuchsia boliviana Alba - White Bolivian Fuchsia
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. Beautiful white and pink flowered fuchsia with edible fruits once popular with the Incas, now occasionally sold locally in South America. This fuchsia is best known for its long, trumpet-like flowers which...

     
  • Fuchsia crassistipula - Fuchsia

    Fuchsia crassistipula - Fuchsia
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. An impressive fuchsia, with long, tubular flowers colored in beautiful red-pink. Low, shrubby growth to just a few feet. Unknown hardiness. Also features attractive, pink veined foliage. #3073

     
  • Fuchsia denticulata - Fuchsia

    Fuchsia denticulata - Fuchsia
    $3.00

    15 seeds per pack. One of the showier Fuchsia's, this species bears long, 3-4", tubular flowers with multi-colors ranging from pink to orange to green. Flowers are borne on and off throughout the year, generally in small...

  • Fuchsia hartwegii - Lady's Eardops

    Fuchsia hartwegii - Lady's Eardops
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A native of Colombia, this lesser known Fuchsia species is a prolific producer of medium length, tubular, red flowers. The flowers are followed by small, fleshy, round red-purple fruits that are said to be...

  • Fuchsia mathewsii - Fuchsia mathewsii

    Fuchsia mathewsii - Fuchsia mathewsii
    $3.00

    15 seeds per pack. A rarely cultivated Fuchsia from the mountains of Peru. Has prolific, fluorescent pink-red, tubular flowers, followed by small purple fruits. The leaves are red-veined. Like all Fuchsia's, it is both...

  • Fuchsia procumbens - Creeping Fuchsia

    Fuchsia procumbens - Creeping Fuchsia
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A very unique species of Fuchsia. This is the only Fuchsia species with yellow flowers. It is native to New Zealand, and unlike other Fuchsia's, grows along the ground, trailing clumpy vines. Produces an...

     
  • Fuchsia splendens - Fuchsia

    Fuchsia splendens - Fuchsia
    $3.00

    20 seeds per pack. Cloud forest fuchsia bearing 1" whitish fruits with a sweet, lemon-like flavor. Flowers are tubular, ornate, with orange-red-green color. Low growing shrub, to 2-4ft, hardy to the low to mid 20's (F)...

  • Fuchsia vulcanica - Lady's Eardrops

    Fuchsia vulcanica - Lady's Eardrops
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A rare Fuchsia, native to the mountainous cloud forests of Ecuador and the northern Andes. Notable for its bountiful blooms of tubular, bright-red flowers. The flowers are followed by small, berry-like,...

     
  • Galapagos Island Tomato

    Galapagos Island Tomato
    $2.50

    (Solanum cheesmanii) 15 seeds per pack. A wild tomato, native to the Galapagos Islands, purported to be a popular food source of the famous Galapagos Island Turtles. Fruits are small, similar to a small cherry tomato, and...

     
  • Garcinia humilis - Bolivian Mangosteen

    Garcinia humilis - Bolivian Mangosteen
    $6.00

    1 seed per pack. a.k.a. Achacha. A relative of the mangosteen, having medium sized, egg-shaped, orange fruits with a tasty sweet and sour flavor that has been described like lemonade. Small tree, can fruit heavily. Unknown...

     
  • Garcinia livingstonei - Imbe

    Garcinia livingstonei - Imbe
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. Small-fruited relative of the mangosteen having a tasty, tart flavor. Fruits are orange, grow to 2" and a single tree can produce hundreds of fruits a season. Trees grow to 10-15ft, hardy to about 26F...

  • Genipa americana - Genip

    Genipa americana - Genip
    $3.50

    4 seeds per pack. Large brown fruit with edible pulp flavored somewhat like an apple or quince. Tropical tree, likes humid climates, probably not frost hardy. Popular in parts of the Caribbean and South America and used for...

     
  • Gonolobus chloranthus - Cahuayote

    Gonolobus chloranthus - Cahuayote
    $4.50

    5 seeds per pack. (May be Gonoblous tetragonus.) a.k.a. Cuchampera. An interesting and little known fruit from drier forests in central and northern Mexico. The green fruits, which look kind of like a pumpkin relative (they...

     
  • Greigia sphacelata - Hardy Pineapple
    $5.00

    4 seeds per pack. A large bromeliad producing delicious fruits known as chupones. The fruits are said to have a wonderful flavor combining pineapple with coconut and kiwi. Native to Chile, will grow in areas with mild frosts...

  • Grewia flava - Brandy Bush

    Grewia flava - Brandy Bush
    $2.50

    8 seeds per pack. A small 1/2" red-brown fruit traditionally used to brew beer and to flavor alcohol. Similar in form to some of the other raisin bushes, with shrubby growth to several feet. Flowers are yellow to orange...

     
  • Grewia occidentalis - Lavender Star Flower

    Grewia occidentalis - Lavender Star Flower
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A South African native, grown both for its colorful blossoms as well as its small fruits. Lavender, star-shaped blossoms are the main attraction which the shrub produces profusely through warm seasons...

  • Guazuma ulmifolia - West Indian Elm

    Guazuma ulmifolia - West Indian Elm
    $2.00

    15 seeds per pack. An interesting tropical tree, found widely throughout the Caribbean and parts of Central and South America. The tree is best known for its wide ranging medicinal applications as well as its use in...

  • Hancornia speciosa - Mangaba

    Hancornia speciosa - Mangaba
    $5.00

    2 seeds per pack. A lesser known fruit of the dry forest regions of Brazil, the Mangaba is a round, green-yellow-orange fruit with lovely, sweet and aromatic pulp. The fruits are typically used when soft and very ripe, and...

  • Helicteres isora - Indian Screw Tree

    Helicteres isora - Indian Screw Tree
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A popular medicinal tree, native to portions of India and southeast Asia. The interesting, spiraling fruits, while not directly edible, are commercially sold for a variety of traditional medicinal uses...

  • Hesperomeles ferruginea - Hesperomeles ferruginea

    Hesperomeles ferruginea - Hesperomeles ferruginea
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A cloud forest tree bearing small, edible, red, berry-like fruits. This species is little known and rarely seen in cultivation. Notable for its furry leaves, with copper colored undersides. #4676 Photo...

  • Hibiscus sabdariffa - Roselle

    Hibiscus sabdariffa - Roselle
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. A plant of many edible uses, the roselle is also a pretty, ornamental type of hibiscus. The bright red calyces are widely used to flavor beverages and color foods. The popular Latin American beverage...

  • Holboellia latifolia - Sausage Vine

    Holboellia latifolia - Sausage Vine
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Stauntonia latifolia. Similarities to Stauntonia hexaphylla, this uncommon species bears fairly large, purple colored fruits that look like sausages. The fruits are edible, but also quite ornamental...

  • Hylocereus undatus  - Dragon Fruit, Red

    Hylocereus undatus - Dragon Fruit, Red
    $2.50

    12 seeds per pack. Large, strangely shaped red fruit with sweet flavored pulp. The fruit has recently become a popular flavoring for beverages and there is much interest in growing the fruit as a commercial crop. This is the...

     
  • Hylocereus undatus - Dragon Fruit, White

    Hylocereus undatus - Dragon Fruit, White
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Large, strangely shaped red fruit with sweet flavored pulp. The fruit has recently become a popular flavoring for beverages and there is much interest in growing the fruit as a commercial crop. This is the...

  • Hylocereus undatus - Kona Red Dragon Fruit

    Hylocereus undatus - Kona Red Dragon Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a delicious dragon fruit cultivar with medium sized fruits having high sugar content, a sweet flavor, and red flesh. Note that seedling grown dragon fruits will not be the identical variety...

  • Hylocereus undatus - Kona White Dragon Fruit

    Hylocereus undatus - Kona White Dragon Fruit
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a delicious dragon fruit cultivar with medium sized fruits of high sugar content and a sweet flavor. Note that seedling grown dragon fruits will not be the identical variety as the parent,...

  • Hylocereus undatus - Pink Dragon Fruit

    Hylocereus undatus - Pink Dragon Fruit
    $3.00

    12 seeds per pack. Large, strangely shaped red fruit with sweet flavored pulp. The fruit has recently become a popular flavoring for beverages and there is much interest in growing the fruit as a commercial crop. This is a...

     
  • Ilex paraguariensis - Yerba Mate

    Ilex paraguariensis - Yerba Mate
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. A subtropical holly, native to South America and the source of the famous yerba mate tea. The dried leaves and twigs are steeped into tea. A shrubby, small to medium sized tree up to 15-30 ft. Not hardy to...

  • 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 herrerae - Aguaymanto

    Jaltomata herrerae - Aguaymanto
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Another of an interesting group of Jaltomata species from the Peruvian Andes. This species is notable for its orange fruits and lovely white flowers containing blood red nectar. The fruits are listed as...

     
  • Jaltomata procumbens - Jaltomato

    Jaltomata procumbens - Jaltomato
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A rare, shrubby annual with small purple berries that are a bit like Garden Huckleberries. The berries have a sweet flavor and are popularly used in jams and jellies. Shrub to 2-3ft. Grows well in...

     
  • Jaltomata ventricosa - Sogorome

    Jaltomata ventricosa - Sogorome
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. A small and wonderful Jaltomata, native to a tiny area in northwestern Peru. It produces little orange berries, reminiscent of a ground cherry or small cape gooseberry. The fruits and flowers are quite...

  • Jaltomata viridiflora - Jaltomata viridiflora

    Jaltomata viridiflora - Jaltomata viridiflora
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A rare Jaltomata, native to the Andes region. Would make a lovely ornamental, with bell-shaped flowers, accented by glossy foliage. Bears plump, berry-like,orange-skinned fruits. Information on this...

     

 

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