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Tropical Fruit

 

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


  • Piper auritum - Mexican Pepperleaf

    Piper auritum - Mexican Pepperleaf
    $3.00

    15 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Root Beer Plant. A perennial herb related to the true Black Pepper plant, Mexican Pepperleaf is prized for cooking throughout Mexico and Central America. It is best recognized for its huge leaves...

  • 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...

  • Pipturus albidus - Mamaki

    Pipturus albidus - Mamaki
    $4.00

    10 seeds per pack. A native Hawaiian shrub bearing small, white colored berry-like fruits that are said to be edible, with a very mild flavor. The plant is best known for its leaves, which are used on a small scale to...

  • Pistacia vera - Pistachio Nut

    Pistacia vera - Pistachio Nut
    $3.50

    4 seeds per pack. This batch of seeds is dried. Trees produce the pistachio nut of commerce, popular for roasting and as a flavoring for desserts. The pistachio nut tree is generally small to medium sized, topping out at...

  • 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)...

     
  • Plinia coronata - Jaboticaba

    Plinia coronata - Jaboticaba
    $9.50

    1 seed per pack. Please note: this batch of seeds is beginning to germinate. a.k.a. Myrciaria coronata. Seeds are from the rare 'Restinga' variety having large, delicious red-purple fruits. Distinct from and a lesser grown...

     
  • Plinia phitrantha - Jaboticaba Novak

    Plinia phitrantha - Jaboticaba Novak
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. Seeds are from the phitrantha Jaboticaba variety 'Charles Novak'. This variety is most notable for its very large and sweet flavored fruits. The fruits ripen to an attractive deep purple and as they ripen,...

  • 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 campechiana - Canistel

    Pouteria campechiana - Canistel
    $8.00

    1 seed per pack. Please note: This batch of seeds is pre-germinated. Not recommended for shipping outside of the United States. One of the finest sapotes, the canistel is a large (4-7"), bright yellow fruit with soft, sweet...

  • Protium serratum - Indian Red Pear

    Protium serratum - Indian Red Pear
    $3.00

    3 seeds per pack. A lesser known, edible fruit, native to India and southeast Asia. The fruits are small, dark red to purple, about the size of a cherry, with juicy pulp. The tree is sometimes cultivated for its edible...

  • 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
    $2.00

    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 eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava

    Psidium eugeniaefolia - Purple Forest Guava
    $3.50

    5 seeds per pack. Small, subtropical or tropical tree related to the guava. Fruits are strawberry guava sized, dark purple in color, with white flesh having a mild, acidic grape or jaboticaba-like flavor. Quality is...

  • Psidium friedrichsthalium - Cas Guava

    Psidium friedrichsthalium - Cas Guava
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Fragrant, juicy, yellow fleshed guava with an acidic flavor. Eat fresh or use in drinks, desserts, and flavorings. Grows on a small tree, will take mild frosts, but generally prefers a subtropical or...

  • Psidium guajava - Colombian Red Guava

    Psidium guajava - Colombian Red Guava
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. A delectable Colombian guava variety with large fruits having deep pink flesh and a deliciously sweet flavor. This is a popular commercial variety, widely used for juicing and flavorings. Small to medium...

  • Psidium guajava - Egyptian Guava

    Psidium guajava - Egyptian Guava
    $2.00

    25 seeds per pack. Seeds are from the yellow, pear-shaped Egyptian variety. Fruits grow to 4", with cream-yellow skin and sweet, juicy white flesh. Great for beverages, flavorings, and eating fresh. Small tree, hardy to 29F,...

  • 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 - Ruby Supreme Guava

    Psidium guajava - Ruby Supreme Guava
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. Medium/large sized guava, 3-4" with yellow skin and red-pink flesh. This variety is known for its strong guava scent, sweet flavor, and relative few number of seeds. Small tree, hardy to 29F, prefers warm...

  • 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 sp. - Red Guava

    Psidium sp. - Red Guava
    $3.00

    10 seeds per pack. An unknown Psidium sp. bearing dark red fruits somewhat like the strawberry guava. The fruits are larger than the regular strawberry guava, reaching up to golf-ball size and slightly bigger. The pulp is...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Renealmia alpinia - Garden Ginger

    Renealmia alpinia - Garden Ginger
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Mishqui Panga. A type of ginger found in tropical America and the Caribbean region. Notable for its traditional use of the leaves as a flavoring, often for fish. The leaves have a fragrant, ginger...

  • Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry

    Rhus integrifolia - Lemonade Berry
    $2.00

    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...

  • Rhus ovata - Sugar Bush

    Rhus ovata - Sugar Bush
    $2.00

    10 seeds per pack. A shrub native to the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. Similar to the lemonade berry, it bears small, flattened fruits with sticky skin encasing a single seed. The fruits can be used to make...


 

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