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Tropical Fruit

 

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


  • Morus nigra - Black Mulberry

    Morus nigra - Black Mulberry
    $2.50

    50 seeds per pack. Deciduous tree bearing black berry fruits similar in appearance to a blackberry. Fruits are sweet and quite tasty. Hardy to zone 5. Grows to 10-15 m / 32-49 ft. #638 Hardy to at least zone 6 (-10 - 0F)...

  • Mosannona depressa - Wild Soursop

    Mosannona depressa - Wild Soursop
    $4.50

    2 seeds per pack. Related to other Annona's, this wild species from southern Mexico and Central America is typically used only medicinally. It bears large clusters of small, red, fleshy fruits that are not reported as being...

     
  • Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry

    Muntingia calabura - Jamaica Cherry
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Strawberry Tree. Seeds are extremely tiny. Small or medium sized tree common to tropical and Caribbean island areas. Small red fruits are very sweet and have fig overtones. Trees can survive brief...

     
  • Muntingia calabura - Yellow Jamaica Cherry

    Muntingia calabura - Yellow Jamaica Cherry
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a yellow fruited variety. Seeds are extremely tiny. Small or medium sized tree common to tropical and Caribbean island areas. Small yellow fruits are very sweet and have fig overtones. Trees...

  • Musa balbisiana - Wild Banana

    Musa balbisiana - Wild Banana
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Believed to be the ancestor of the modern banana, this wild species bears plump fruits with edible pulp and seeds. The fruits are a similar to both plantains and common bananas. Plants occasionally produce...

  • Musa itinerans - Burmese Blue Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A highly unique and colorful banana having iridescent pink-purple-blue fruits. The fruits grow to 4-6" and form in nice clusters. They are used in Thai cooking and are often cooked. The leaves are also...

  • Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana

    Musa sikkimensis - Darjeeling Banana
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Banana bears sweet edible fruits but is best known for its spectacular cold tolerance, able to survive temperatures to 10F! Huge ornamental...

     
  • Musa sikkimensis - Red Darjeeling Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a variant of the Darjeeling Banana having gorgeous red striped leaves with red-purple undersides. A rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Banana bears sweet edible...

  • Musa thomsonii - Wild Indian Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A wild banana from the Himalaya's, bearing 4" fruits with sweet, edible, though seedy pulp. This species shows some cold hardiness and may be suitable in climates down to zone 8b. Fast-growing to several...

     
  • Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana

    Musa velutina - Pink Velvet Banana
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. An amazing banana species that can flower and fruit in a year from seed and at only a few feet tall! Bears very ornamental, pink-skinned bananas and has beautiful, large pink banana flowers. Has some...

  • Musa x sikkimensis - Darjeeling Giant Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. A naturally occuring hybrid and rare and beautiful banana from the Himalaya's. The Darjeeling Giant is a much larger variant of the standard Darjeeling Banana, that can reach 20ft! Huge ornamental leaves...

  • Musa zebrina - Blood Banana

    Musa zebrina - Blood Banana
    $4.00

    6 seeds per pack. One of the most beautiful banana's, the Blood Banana has fiery red and green spotted foliage. Its large banana leaves combined with the beautiful foliage create a striking appearance. Also bears small...

     
  • Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana

    Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana
    $4.25

    5 seeds per pack. An amazing and fairly rare ornamental. The Chinese Yellow Banana produces huge, bright yellow blooms that persist on the plant for up to 9 months! Small fruits follow, with sources differing on their...

     
  • Myrcianthes pungens - Guabiju

    Myrcianthes pungens - Guabiju
    $3.00

    2 seeds per pack. A small, dark purple colored fruit, native to Brazil. Related to the stoppers and part of the guava family. The small, berry-like fruits are said to have a sweet flavor and are possibly rich in antioxidants...

  • Myrciaria aureana - White Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria aureana - White Jaboticaba
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. Please note: Most seeds in this batch are beginning to germinate. A very difficult to find jaboticaba, having green fruits that ripen with a whitish hue. Similar in overall appearance and growth habit to...

     
  • Myrciaria cauliflora - Sabara Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria cauliflora - Sabara Jaboticaba
    $4.00

    2 seeds per pack. The most popular Jaboticaba variety for commercial production in parts of South America. Produces small to medium sized fruits with a very thin skin and highly sweet flavor. Grows on a small, pretty tree...

     
  • Myrciaria glazioviana - Yellow Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria glazioviana - Yellow Jaboticaba
    $5.00

    1 seed per pack. A round, yellow-orange colored fruit and a jaboticaba relative. The fruits have a sweet and aromatic, apricot-like flavor. A shrubby tree growing to 6-20 ft. Shows some frost tolerance to 27-28F and can be a...

     
  • Myrciaria sp. - Grimal Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria sp. - Grimal Jaboticaba
    $7.00

    1 seed per pack. Occasionally known as the Giant Jaboticaba, this unknown species bears fruits that are larger than many jaboticaba varieties. Also notable that the fruits are mildly hairy and foliage may show a similar...

     
  • Myrciaria x - Red Hybrid Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria x - Red Hybrid Jaboticaba
    $6.00

    2 seeds per pack. A rare and newly introduced jaboticaba, this variety is best known for being fast bearing from seed. Standard jaboticaba's can take up to 8-10 years to fruit from seed, while this variety has fruited in as...

     
  • Myrica rubra - Yumberry

    Myrica rubra - Yumberry
    $3.00

    8 seeds per pack. Seeds are difficult and slow to sprout. A bayberry relative bearing a small, edible, berry-like fruit that is used in a variety of flavorings and drinks. The yumberry has recent notoriety as a juice flavor...

  • Myriopteron extensum - Myriopteron extensum

    Myriopteron extensum - Myriopteron extensum
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A branching rain forest liana, native from India, through China and into southeast Asia. It bears uniquely shaped, prominently ribbed, green colored fruits. Some sources mention the fruits are specially...

     
  • Myrtillocactus geometrizans - Blue Myrtle Cactus

    Myrtillocactus geometrizans - Blue Myrtle Cactus
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. An intriguing cactus with a beautiful blue-green appearance. Also known as Bilberry cactus, its name is derived from its edible, small, dark blue-purple fruits which are sold in parts of Mexico as...

  • Myrtus communis - Myrtle

    Myrtus communis - Myrtle
    $2.50

    15 seeds per pack. Pretty, compact bush or tree with aromatic leaves, bearing almond sized, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows well in subtropical climates, hardy to 20F...

     
  • Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle

    Myrtus communis compacta - Dwarf Myrtle
    $2.50

    25 seeds per pack. A dwarf version of the attractive myrtle tree, growing to 3-4ft. Shrubby bush with aromatic leaves, bearing small, dark blue fruit. Fruits are eaten and used as spices in the Mediterranean region. Grows...

  • Nauclea latifolia - African Peach

    Nauclea latifolia - African Peach
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Unrelated to the common peach, this deciduous, African native, bears medium-sized, dark red ripening fruits with tasty, edible pulp. Fruits have a crunchy texture, with a watery mix and a flavor that is...

  • Nauclea orientalis - Canary Wood

    Nauclea orientalis - Canary Wood
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A little known fruit native to northern Australia and southeast Asia. Bears small to medium sized edible fruits that are fairly bitter, but have some historical use amongst native Australian peoples. The...

  • Opuntia dillenii - Prickly Pear Cactus

    Opuntia dillenii - Prickly Pear Cactus
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. A mildly-hardy prickly pear cactus, producing edible, mildly flavored fruits that are typically used in preserves and beverages. Similar to other Opuntia sp, this has a clumping growth habit, with large...

     
  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Abancay Orange Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru, bearing bright orange colored fruits. Bears plump, orange fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor...

  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Grande de Wari Cactus Pear
    $3.50

    10 seeds per pack. Seeds are from a varietal prickly pear cactus found in the Abancay region of Peru. Bears plump, red fruits with lots of sweet flesh that is commonly used to flavor drinks but can also be eaten out of hand...

  • Opuntia ficus-indica - Prickly Pear

    Opuntia ficus-indica - Prickly Pear
    $2.50

    20 seeds per pack. Juicy red fruit of a cactus. The fruits of this variety are spineless and the cactus pads are edible as well. Hardy to 15F, needs little or no water when established. Fruits have extensive uses, from...

  • Opuntia phaeacantha - Tulip Prickly Pear

    Opuntia phaeacantha - Tulip Prickly Pear
    $2.50

    10 seeds per pack. A prickly pear cactus native to the American southwest. Bears edible fruits with red flesh, similar to some of the other prickly pear species. Both the fruits and the plant have varying sized spines and...

  • Opuntia sp. - Hoconoiste

    Opuntia sp. - Hoconoiste
    $2.00

    30 seeds per pack. Orange-red cactus fruit, popular in Latin America. The fruits of this variety are spineless. Hardy to 15F, needs little or no water when established. Fruits have extensive uses, from flavorings for drinks,...

     
  • Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror

    Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror
    $2.50

    6 seeds per pack. A strange tree named for its sickle-shaped fruits which dangle from the tree in an ominous and foreboding manner! The young pods are cooked and eaten in some regions. Similar to some of the trumpet trees,...

     
  • Oxalis tuberosa - Oca

    Oxalis tuberosa - Oca
    $4.00

    5 seeds per pack. A perennial herb, known for its edible, underground tubers, which have a variety of food uses. It originates in the Andes Mountain region, where it has been cultivated for generations. Low growing, shrubby...

  • 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...

     

 

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