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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
Monkey's Hand Tree (Chiranthodendron pentadactylon)

Monkey's Hand Tree (Chiranthodendron pentadactylon)

A stunningly beautiful plant with bright red flowers in the shape of a monkey’s hand. Originates from the mountain forests of Guatemala. Can withstand temperatures up to 6 degC.

€ 10,00 p/5 seeds
Balloon Plant (Cardiospermum halicacabum)

Balloon Plant (Cardiospermum halicacabum)

Beautiful, annual climber with swollen fruits and seeds with a white heart. Extracts of the plant prove to be inflammatory, pain- and itch inhibiting. 

€ 3,00 p/10 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
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
Blue Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia)

Blue Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia)

An overwhelmingly beautiful plant from Bolivia with blue/purple trusses of flowers, and large pinnate leaves. Keep the plant during winter at a minimum of 5 degC.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Bolivian Mountain Coconut (Parajubaea torallyi var. microcarpa)

Bolivian Mountain Coconut (Parajubaea torallyi var. microcarpa)

The highest occurring palm tree in the world, from the Andes of Bolivia. The fruits are edible and the plant is hardy: without protection op to -8 degC, with protection up to...

€ 4,00
Tree Passion Flower (Passiflora macrophylla)

Tree Passion Flower (Passiflora macrophylla)

€ 6,00
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
Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

A small passionflower from the dryer forests of South America with white/purple flowers. Grows well as an indoor or container plant at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Cacao (Theobroma cacao)

Cacao (Theobroma cacao)

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Calico Flower (Aristolochia elegans)

Calico Flower (Aristolochia elegans)

The brown-purple (calico) spotted flowers grow on a graceful climber with heart-shaped leaves. Winter hardy up to -5 degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 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
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
Cruz Caspi (Browneopsis uyacalina)

Cruz Caspi (Browneopsis uyacalina)

Very remarkable and rare species from Ecuador. Young leaves are first red-purple and white spotted and then change in colour through red-green to fully green.

€ 9,00 p/seed
Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea)

Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia arborea)

Because this species grows at heights up to 3.000 meters in the Andes, it can resist low temperatures. The white trumpet flowers are very graceful and numerous.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

The beautiful flowers spread a wonderful smell and have been used for perfumes for hundreds of years. It is a special plant for a sunny spot.

€ 3,50 p/5 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
Yellow Nickernut (Caesalpinia ciliata)

Yellow Nickernut (Caesalpinia ciliata)

Rare nickernut used for jewellery and various mancala games. They can be found on beaches.

€ 6,50 p/5 seeds
Yellow Oleander (Thevetia peruviana)

Yellow Oleander (Thevetia peruviana)

A tropical shrub or small tree, with fragrant yellow flowers and elegant seeds that are also called ‘lucky nuts’.

€ 4,00 p/3 seeds
Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

A very rare species from southern Mexico, with beautiful flowers. The tropical species is extinct in nature, but was saved by a botanist. Suitable as indoor plant.

€ 6,00
Gray Nickernut (Caesalpinia bonduc)

Gray Nickernut (Caesalpinia bonduc)

The grey, graceful seeds are used for jewellery and various mancala board games. The seeds grow in spinose pods on a tropical climber.

€ 4,50 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
Calabash Tree (Crescentia cujete)

Calabash Tree (Crescentia cujete)

The large, round fruits are green and contain black pulp. Because of the hard, thick skin, they are used for wood carvings. Can withstand light frost. 

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis)

Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis)

The large, round fruits are heavy and fall like a cannon ball of the tree when they’re ripe. Branches and trunk can be completely covered with red-yellow flowers.

€ 7,00 p/5 seeds
Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra)

Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra)

Kapok is like cotton, but it’s the seed fluff of the kapok tree. A tall, topical tree that performs well as a houseplant.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Cockspur Coral Tree (Erythrina crista-galli)

Cockspur Coral Tree (Erythrina crista-galli)

The coral red flowers grow in clusters of up to 30 cm large. The plant originates from Brazil and grows well as a compact container plant, at a minimum of five degrees Celsius.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

A tropical climber with creamy white flowers that hang from long stems, and are pollinated by bats. The seeds can float and are dispersed by the ocean all over the world.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Touch-me-not Plant (Mimosa pudica)

Touch-me-not Plant (Mimosa pudica)

An interesting plant to grow indoors, with small leaves that fold inward when touched or shaken. The movement is so fast that it scares away herbivores.

€ 3,00 p/20 seeds
Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

A tropical vine with unusual asymmetric curled flowers that produce a good fragrance. Minimum temperature of 10 degC.  

€ 6,00 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
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
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
Elephant-ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum)

Elephant-ear Tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpum)

The national tree of Costa Rica produces brown, coiled pods with ornate seeds. The seeds are often used for jewellery and the natural way it spreads is as of today still unknown.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Annatto (Bixa orellana)

Annatto (Bixa orellana)

The bright red dye annatto is in the bristly fruit of this tropical plant from the Amazon and is used for lipstick and soap.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

The seeds of this climbing plant have a hard seed wall, to protect them on their journey overseas. The decorative seeds are often used for jewelry.

€ 3,50 p/3 seeds
Desert Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia gilliesii)

Desert Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia gilliesii)

A very graceful species with pinnate leaves that close in the evening and that has red-yellow flowers which are followed by pods with red hairs. Minimum temperature -5 degrees.

€ 3,00 p/5 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 capsularis)

Passionflower (Passiflora capsularis)

A small passionflower white flowers and red, ribbed fruits that burst open upon ripening. Can be grown as an indoor or container plant.

€ 3,50 p/10 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
Patawa (Oenocarpus bataua)

Patawa (Oenocarpus bataua)

€ 4,00
Peronia (Ormosia krugii)

Peronia (Ormosia krugii)

€ 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
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
Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia gigantea)

Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia gigantea)

The brown-purple flowers of this species can grow up to 30 cm! It’s a creeper from Brazil that can grow at a minimum temperature of 5 degC.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Red Hamburger Bean (Mucuna urens)

Red Hamburger Bean (Mucuna urens)

A climbing plant from South America with elegant seeds that resemble a hamburger. The seeds are dispersed by the ocean and can be found on beaches all over the world.

€ 5,00 p/2 seeds
Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)

Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)

€ 6,00 p/seed
Red Sesbania (Sesbania tripetii)

Red Sesbania (Sesbania tripetii)

A container plant that remains small and has beautiful clusters of red flowers and pods that hang on the plant for a long time. The seeds rattle in the pods if it’s windy.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Pink Ipê (Handroanthus impetiginosus)

Pink Ipê (Handroanthus impetiginosus)

A beautiful flowering tree from South America, which is popular for its hardwood. The local population uses it as a traditional medicine against flu.

€ 3,00
Pink Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima 'Rosea')

Pink Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima 'Rosea')

After the pink bloom, pods grow which burst open when ripe with a clearly audible noise. The plant has pretty, pinnate leaves.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis)

Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis)

€ 4,00
Tabacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

Tabacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

The actual tabacco plant, of which tabacco has been produced for over hundreds of years.  It is a decorative plant with big leaves (up to 60 cm), that grows well as an annual...

€ 3,00 p/50 seeds
Nipple Fruit (Solanum mammosum)

Nipple Fruit (Solanum mammosum)

The peculiar yellow fruits are used in traditional medicine, have a cleansing effect and can be used to wash for example clothes with.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia)

Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia)

€ 7,00
Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

€ 10,00 p/5 seeds
Wercklea (Wercklea ferox)

Wercklea (Wercklea ferox)

A tropical plant from the rainforest of Costa Rica, with decorative leaves and yellow flowers that have the shape of a windmill.

€ 3,00 p/5 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
Sandbox Tree (Hura crepitans)

Sandbox Tree (Hura crepitans)

The gourd-like fruit of this species bursts with tremendous strength and loud noise apart. The seeds are fired off at a speed of 250 km/h, so that they can spread up to 100...

€ 5,00
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
Sea Heart (Entada gigas)

Sea Heart (Entada gigas)

Large heart-shaped seeds that spread throughout the entire world via the sea currents and originate from the Amazon. One of the most special seed varieties in the world.

€ 4,00 p/seed
Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria)

Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria)

The yellow fruits of this plant can be used as a soap to wash for example hair or clothes. It is an easy container plant at a minimum of -5 degC in winter.

€ 3,00 p/3 seeds
Sea Purse (Dioclea reflexa)

Sea Purse (Dioclea reflexa)

The special decorative seeds look like small purses and are distributed via the sea. It is a tropical vine with purple flowers.

€ 5,00 p/2 seeds
Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Seed fluff of the silk tree is used for making traditional canoe’s, paper and rope. The species can withstand light frost and resembles to the kapok tree.

€ 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
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 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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