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Tropical Fruit

 

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


  • Vigna subterranea - Bambara Groundnut

    Vigna subterranea - Bambara Groundnut
    $3.50

    8 seeds per pack. An interesting member of the legume family bearing fruits that remain underground, much like the common peanut. The fruits contain edible, red seeds with a tasty flavor and supposedly high nutrition content...

  • Vigna subterranea - Bambara Groundnut Multicolored

    Vigna subterranea - Bambara Groundnut Multicolored
    $3.50

    8 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a colored mixture, producing red, white, black and speckled beans. An interesting member of the legume family bearing fruits that remain underground, much like the common peanut. The seeds...

  • Withania somnifera - Ashwagandha

    Withania somnifera - Ashwagandha
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. Small bushy tomatillo relative well-known for its many medicinal qualities. Roots, leaves, and fruits are used to treat stress, exhaustion, memory problems, and much more. Small bright red/orange fruits...

     
  • Xylopia aethiopica - Ethiopian Pepper
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A medium sized tropical tree bearing narrow, multi-lobed fruits that are used as a spice, with similarities to black pepper. The tree is unrelated to both black pepper and hot peppers, and rather is part...

     
  • Yucca whipplei - Our Lord's Candle

    Yucca whipplei - Our Lord's Candle
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Native to the Pacific coast, from California to Mexico, this yucca has a number of uses, both edible and ornamental. Yields edible fruits that were once part of the diet of local tribes. The flowers are...

  • Zanthoxylum rhetsa - Indian Pepper

    Zanthoxylum rhetsa - Indian Pepper
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Related to the Szechuan pepper, this species bears small fruits that are used as a spice. The dried fruits have a pepper-lemon flavor and are an important ingredient in some preparations of masala mix...

     
  • Zingiber rubens - Bengal Ginger

    Zingiber rubens - Bengal Ginger
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A delightful edible, ornamental and cold hardy ginger native to the eastern Himalayas. The seed capsules are used as a spice. The flowers are born directly from soil level and are brightly colored, with...

  • Zingiber zerumbet - Shampoo Ginger

    Zingiber zerumbet - Shampoo Ginger
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. A fast-growing and very attractive ornamental ginger. While mainly grown for its erect, bright red flower heads, it finds some edible uses. The leaves are used to wrap foods and impart classic ginger flavor...

  • Ziziphus joazeiro - Jua

    Ziziphus joazeiro - Jua
    $5.00

    3 seeds per pack. A Jujube relative, native to the dry forests of northeastern Brazil. Bears a 1" fruit with fleshy pulp and a mildly sweet flavor. Said to be high in vitamin C. The fruits are appreciated locally and...

  • Ziziphus jujube - Jujube

    Ziziphus jujube - Jujube
    $2.50

    5 seeds per pack. Please note: This batch of seeds has already been removed from the stone. Native to China, but now grown throughout the subtropics and temperate world. Fruit can be eaten at different stages, with a taste...

     
  • Ziziphus mauritiana - Indian Jujube

    Ziziphus mauritiana - Indian Jujube
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. Note: The seeds have already been extracted from the hard shell. Small or large tropical tree similar to the jujube but better suited for tropical climates. Fruits are very similar to the jujube in taste...

     

 

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