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Five-flavour-fruit (Schisandra chinensis)

Five-flavour-fruit (Schisandra chinensis)

The red berries of this plant taste sweet, sour, salty, pungent (spicy) and bitter all at once. They are known as 1 of 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine.

€ 3,50
Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo)

Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo)

No strawberries, but strawberry-like fruits grow on this cold-hardy tree. They taste slightly sour as elderberries, and can be used for wines, liquors and jams.

€ 3,00 p/portion of seeds
Almond (Prunus dulcis var. dulcis)

Almond (Prunus dulcis var. dulcis)

Almonds grow on winterhardy trees that originate in China. Almonds are the seeds of peach-like fruits and contain a lot of calcium, vitamins and oil.

€ 4,00
American Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

American Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

The fruits are orange-yellow, are sweet, have juicy flesh and are packed with vitamin C. The plant is hardy and easy to keep.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana)

Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana)

The green fruits smell like pineapple and taste sweet-sour. They can be eaten fresh or mixed in salads or pies. The white-red flowers are quite graceful.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Annona conica

Annona conica

Rare species from north-western Ecuador with yellow, cone-shaped fruits that are edible. Plant which can also fruit in a container.

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica)

Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica)

The most cultivated coffee species in the world, which originates from the rural areas of south-western Ethiopia. Coffee can also be kept as a houseplant.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Argan (Argania spinosa)

Argan (Argania spinosa)

Known for the expensive argan oil that is extracted from this Moroccan tree. The oil can be used in the kitchen or on the skin. Maintain a minimum of -5 degrees Celsius.

€ 4,00
Blue Sausage Shrub (Decaisnea fargesii)

Blue Sausage Shrub (Decaisnea fargesii)

A hardy shrub from the Himalayas with blue fruits. The pulp is edible and tastes like watermelon. Peel and seeds are poisonous.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Bananadilla (Passiflora mollissima)

Bananadilla (Passiflora mollissima)

The elegant pink hanging flowers are followed by tasteful oblong yellow fruits. The species originates in the Andes and can resist lower temperatures up to a minimum of -3 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

A very rare species that has been discovered in 2002 on Borneo. The purplish white inflorescence is followed by pale yellow bananas.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Mountain Papaya (Carica pubescens)

Mountain Papaya (Carica pubescens)

Papaya species which grows at heights up to 3.000 metres in the Andes, which is why a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius should suffice to grown your own papaya’s. 

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense 'Bhut Jolokia')

Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense 'Bhut Jolokia')

In 2007, this pepper from north-eastern India was declared the hottest pepper in the world. A very small piece is enough to make a dish extremely spicy. Great to try out.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Bittermelon (Momordica charantia)

Bittermelon (Momordica charantia)

An annual climbing plant from Asia with edible fruits. The fruits are often used in the Asian cuisine. Tripe fruits are orange/yellow and have beautiful red seeds.

€ 3,00
Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea)

Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea)

The fruits colour to red on ripening, have yellow flesh and can be scooped or processed just like tomatoes in dishes. The species originates from the Andes. 

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Cacao (Theobroma cacao)

Cacao (Theobroma cacao)

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Canary Island Bellflower (Canarina canariensis)

Canary Island Bellflower (Canarina canariensis)

A small species with bell-shaped flowers that originally grew in the cool forests of the Canary Islands. Protect the underground tubers against frost.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Carambola (Averrhoa carambola)

Carambola (Averrhoa carambola)

Green to yellow, star-shaped fruits with juicy, sweet-sour fruit flesh. Leaf reacts to light and abrupt movement, after which it can close itself. Plant can withstand light frost.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Cashew (Anacardium occidentale)

Cashew (Anacardium occidentale)

The cashew nut is the inside of a cashew seed which hangs on a sweet cashew apple. Can grow at a temperature of at least 5° Celsius.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Catura Coffee (Coffea arabica 'catura')

Catura Coffee (Coffea arabica 'catura')

Coffee with great taste, high yields and resistant to bright sun. For those reasons, this species becomes increasingly popular with coffee producers.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Cheesman Banana (Musa cheesmanii)

Cheesman Banana (Musa cheesmanii)

A type of banana with whitish green fruits, which can be kept outside throughout the winter when packed in isolating material and kept at a sheltered spot.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Chirimuya (Annona cherimola)

Chirimuya (Annona cherimola)

Sweet fruits which can be scooped or may be used in salads or smoothies. Species from the Andes that can be cultivated at a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Chinese Toon (Toona sinensis)

Chinese Toon (Toona sinensis)

The young leaves of this hardy tree can be eaten as vegetable. The fruits, bark and roots have an important role in traditional Chinese medicine.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Chinese Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis)

Chinese Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis)

Chinese liquorice resembles the ordinary liquorice, but plays an important role in Chinese medicine as one of the 50 basic herbs.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)

Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)

Date palms have been cultivated for thousands of years for the delicious sweet dates. The palm can be grown as a container plant in temperate climates, at a minimum temperature...

€ 3,00
Dwarf Banana (Musa acuminata)

Dwarf Banana (Musa acuminata)

The precursor of the commonly eaten banana, with sweet bananas of about 12 cm in size. Hibernate the species at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Dwarf Pomegranate (Punica granatum 'nana')

Dwarf Pomegranate (Punica granatum 'nana')

A small variety of the pomegranate, and is therefore even more suitable as a container plant in temperate climates.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Dwarf Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica 'nana')

Dwarf Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica 'nana')

This dwarf variety is even more suitable to produce your own coffee. Because of its compact growth, this variety is ideal as a houseplant.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Ethiopian Banana (Ensete ventricosum)

Ethiopian Banana (Ensete ventricosum)

A banana from the humid forests of Ethiopia with edible bananas which can be kept at a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
European Olive (Olea europaea)

European Olive (Olea europaea)

Olives are mainly grown in the Mediterranian climate, where 90% of the olives is processed as oil. The species is hardy at a sheltered and sunny stand.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

The trusses of white flowers with purple bracts hang down like earrings. The berries taste like chocolate/caramel-raisins.

€ 3,50 p/portion of seeds
Yellow Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea 'yellow')

Yellow Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea 'yellow')

A yellow variety of the red tree tomato. The fruits resemble tomatoes, and can be scooped or processed just like tomatoes in dishes. An easily kept plant.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Goji Berry (Lycium barbarum)

Goji Berry (Lycium barbarum)

A hardy plant form china with orange/red berries, which contain many antioxidants and vitamins. The berries can be processed in juices, or can be dried and used as raisins.

€ 3,00
Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

The big delicious pomegranate is rich in polyphenols, vitamin C and potassium. The species is in particular cultivated around the Mediterranean Sea.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Helens Banana (Musa sp. 'Helens Hybrid')

Helens Banana (Musa sp. 'Helens Hybrid')

This variety produces sweet edible banana fruits and can withstand low temperatures when kept at a sheltered place and packed with isolating materials.  

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana)

Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana)

An annual plant from the Andes with healthy vitamin-rich orange fruits. They can be eaten fresh from the plant, or can be processed in jams or salads.

€ 3,00
Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Jack Bean (Canavalia ensiformis)

Jack Bean (Canavalia ensiformis)

Possibly the bean from the famous fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. The stark white beans can be eaten. Annual plant.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Japanese Pepper (Zanthoxylum piperitum)

Japanese Pepper (Zanthoxylum piperitum)

Hardy plant from Japan. Fruits and seeds can be used as spice and pepper. For example with Japanse dishes. 

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi)

Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi)

In Asia, the seeds are applied as grain and are sometimes used for tea or processed into liquor. It’s an annual plant with grey, pearl-like seeds. 

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua)

Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua)

The seeds all exactly weigh 0.2 grams (or 1 carat). Formerly, they were widely used for weighing diamonds and gold. Container plant which can withstand light frost.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Kaki Persimmon (Diospyros kaki)

Kaki Persimmon (Diospyros kaki)

The orange-red persimmons ripen in autumn and originate from the Himalayas. The species is hardy and has been cultivated for centuries.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Cinnamon Tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

Cinnamon Tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

Cinnamon is the dried interior bark of the cinnamon tree and is used for all kinds of dishes and teas. 

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Caper Bush (Capparis spinosa)

Caper Bush (Capparis spinosa)

Capers are the unopened flower buds of the caper plant. A small container plant which may even bloom in the first year (min. temperature -5 degrees Celsius).

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Kukui (Aleurites moluccana)

Kukui (Aleurites moluccana)

The kukui or candlenut is used in the Malaysian and Indonesian cuisine. The nuts are very oily, so they can burn like a candle.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Curry Tree (Murraya koenigii)

Curry Tree (Murraya koenigii)

The leaves of the curry tree are used in the Indian kitchen to make curries. The leaves can best be eaten fresh, and the plant can be grown as an indoor plant.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus)

Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus)

The flesh of the spiny fruits is green and tastes like a blend of banana, cucumber and lemon. They can be freshly eaten with some sugar.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Kona Coffee (Coffea arabica 'Kona')

Kona Coffee (Coffea arabica 'Kona')

Coffee from the Kona district on Hawaii, where fertile volcanic ground provides excellent soil for growing great coffee. It’s one of the most expensive coffee species in the world.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Korean Perilla (Perilla frutescens)

Korean Perilla (Perilla frutescens)

An annual plant with very aromatic leaves that taste like a combination of mint and apple. The leaves can be used as a vegetable in a variety of Korean dishes.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)

Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)

Date plums are mainly produced in Central Asia and grow on a hardy tree. It is one of the oldest known plants in cultivation.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

Maca (Lepidium meyenii)

A biannual plant from the Andes of Peru with thickened belowground parts different kinds of medical implications.

€ 3,00
Macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia)

Macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia)

Macadamia nuts are rich in healthy fatty acids and grow on an Australian tree that can be kept as a container plant in temperate climates.

€ 4,50 p/5 seeds
Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis)

Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis)

The maqui is from Chile and has been cultivated for centuries by the Mapuche Indians. The berries are healthy and similar in taste to the blackberry.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Marula (Sclerocarya birrea ssp. caffra)

Marula (Sclerocarya birrea ssp. caffra)

Well known from the South African liquor Amarula. The fruits can also be eaten fresh and contain 8 x more vitamin C than an orange. Animals love the fruits as well, and...

€ 4,50
Maypop Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

Maypop Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

A hardy passionflower, with flowers in varying in color from pale white to pink and purple. The passionfruits are edible and very delicious.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Mini Kiwi (Actinidia arguta 'Issai')

Mini Kiwi (Actinidia arguta 'Issai')

A self-pollinating, compact, delicious kiwi with high yields in a temperate garden. The smooth skin of the kiwi can be eaten, directly from the plant. 

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum)

Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum)

€ 6,00 p/3 seeds
Moringa Tree (Moringa oleifera)

Moringa Tree (Moringa oleifera)

The leaves and fruits contain many vitamins and minerals, and have medical applications. The seeds purify water and contain a high content of oil.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense)

Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense)

The yellow fruits taste like citrus and can be eaten fresh or can be processed into a refreshing juice.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Noni (Morinda citrifolia)

Noni (Morinda citrifolia)

The peculiar yellowish white noni fruits are famous for the healthy juice that can be made of the fruits. It is an easy plant to grow indoors.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Purple Apple-berry (Billardiera longiflora)

Purple Apple-berry (Billardiera longiflora)

Purple fruits taste like apple and can be eaten fresh or processed in salads. It’s a climber that stays small. 

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora actinia)

Passionflower (Passiflora actinia)

A passionflower with purplish white flowers and orange, sweet passion fruits. The species grows originally in Brazil and can endure lower temperatures to a minimum of 4 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora matthewsii)

Passionflower (Passiflora matthewsii)

A very rare passionflower from the forests of Ecuador and Peru, with pink flowers and edible passionfruits. Minimum temperature is 5 degC.

€ 6,00 p/10 seeds
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

Hardy species with fruits that can weigh up to 500 grams and are rich in protein and vitamins. The pulp is white and tastes like banana or mango. 

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea)

Peanut (Arachis hypogaea)

Grows quite pretty in a glass jar on the windowsill. Peanuts grow underground on stalks that grow from the flowers. 

€ 2,00 p/10 seeds
Peanut Butter Tree (Bunchosia argentea)

Peanut Butter Tree (Bunchosia argentea)

The red-orange fruits taste like peanut butter and can be eaten fresh or processed into jam or milkshakes.

€ 9,00 p/5 seeds
Pistachio (Pistacia vera)

Pistachio (Pistacia vera)

Cultivate your own pistachio nuts, which are rich in vitamins and minerals! It is a container plant from central Asia.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Plantain Banana (Musa x paradisiaca)

Plantain Banana (Musa x paradisiaca)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)

Quinoa has been cultivated in the Andes for over 6,000 years, but has only recently become popular as a superfood. It is an easy, annual plant for your garden.

€ 2,50 p/portion of seeds
Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Rice (Oryza sativa)

Rice (Oryza sativa)

€ 3,00 p/portion of seeds
Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora)

Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora)

This species contains more caffeine, therefore the coffee tastes a little bit more bitter. Robusta coffee is often blended with Arabica, providing an optimal taste and a layer...

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Red Kiwi (Actinidia purpurea)

Red Kiwi (Actinidia purpurea)

The cranberry red kiwis of this variety are deliciously sweet. A hardy species that is rarely seen.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)

A diverse, beautiful species that grows well as an annual plant. Flowers are edible and famous for the hibiscustea. In Senegal the leaves are used like spinach.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Pink Dwarf Banana (Musa velutina)

Pink Dwarf Banana (Musa velutina)

A small banana species with a beautiful pink inflorescence that is followed by sweet pink edible bananas. A nice plant to keep in a container at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis)

Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis)

€ 4,00
Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens)

Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens)

A hardy shrub with remarkable coiled pods. The pods are high in proteins, minerals and fibers, and have a sweet caramel-like taste.

€ 3,50
Sesam (Sesamum indicum)

Sesam (Sesamum indicum)

Sesam has been cultivated for thousands of years for its delicious and oil-rich seeds. The small, annual plant can be grown in a greenhouse or in the garden during a good summer.

€ 3,00
Siberian Kiwi (Actinidia kolomikta)

Siberian Kiwi (Actinidia kolomikta)

A very cold-hardy kiwi with sweet fruits, and leaves that seem to be dipped in paint.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Silvervine Kiwi (Actinidia polygama)

Silvervine Kiwi (Actinidia polygama)

The yellow-orange coloured kiwi’s gain their sweet taste after the first night of frost and grow to be hardy climbers with silver-coloured leaf tips.

€ 3,00 p/portion of seeds
Sponge Gourd (Luffa cylindrica)

Sponge Gourd (Luffa cylindrica)

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Taiwanese Banana (Musa itinerans var.  formosana)

Taiwanese Banana (Musa itinerans var. formosana)

Grows originally in the hills of Taiwan and has a purple/red inflorescence, followed by edible bananas. Hibernate at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)

Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis)

Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis)

Can be quite hardy in a sheltered, sunny spot, so you can grow your own tea in the garden. White, yellow, green or black tea: it’s all possible.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Common Fig (Ficus carica)

Common Fig (Ficus carica)

The fruits require two years to mature and succeed in a sheltered, sunny spot. The leaf is graceful and hand-shaped.

€ 3,00 p/portion of seeds
Currant Tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium)

Currant Tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium)

Small, sweet tomatoes that are the ancestors of our well-known tomatoes.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera)

Seagrape (Coccoloba uvifera)

Seagrapes grow in clusters and colour on ripening to red. They taste sweet and sour, can be eaten fresh or processed into jam, juice or wine.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Sweet Wild Banana (Musa balbisiana)

Sweet Wild Banana (Musa balbisiana)

This species has a beautiful red inflorescence and blue-greenish edible bananas. The species can survive frost at a minimum of -5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Liquorice is harvested as roots from this small, hardy shrub from western Asia. After three years, the first roots can be harvested.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa)

Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa)

The scaly fruits have white, sweet fruit flesh and a texture like yoghurt. Provide a warm, sunny spot at a minimum of 10 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi)

Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi)

Green fruits have juicy, sour pulp and are used in the Surinamese kitchen. They grow on the stem of this tropical plant. 

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Soursop (Annona muricata)

Soursop (Annona muricata)

A large fruit from Central America which is widely cultivated for making soft drinks. A minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius is required.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Black Peanut (Arachis hypogaea 'Black')

Black Peanut (Arachis hypogaea 'Black')

This peanut plant produces peanuts with a black cover. Interesting to see and sweet tasting.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Black Sapote (Diospyros digyna)

Black Sapote (Diospyros digyna)

The juicy, darkbrown pulp has a sweet chocolate-like taste. Protect the plant against frost.

€ 5,00

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