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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
African Spider Flower (Cleome gynandra)

African Spider Flower (Cleome gynandra)

In Central Africa this plant is known as a bitter tasting vegetable and is also used for various medicinal purposes. Can be kept as an annual.

€ 3,00 p/20 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

€ 3,00 p/20 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
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
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
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
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
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

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