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These species originate from tropical areas and thus need warm and humid circumstances. 


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African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)

The only baobab from mainland Africa with a thick trunk for water storage. Performs well as a houseplant too.

€ 3,50 per 5 seeds
African Dream Herb (Entada rheedii)

A great climber from Africa with large seeds that can float thousands of kilometres by sea. In Africa, the seeds are used as a traditional medicine to induce vivid dreams.

€ 3,50 per seed
African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata)

The large, red-orange flowers contain much nectar and water, making them popular with birds in the tropics.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
Alocasia (Alocasia beccarii)

This rare Alocasia species is found in the lowland rainforest of Borneo.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia brancifolia)

This rare Alocasia species has striking leaves that are deeply incised.

€ 9,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia heterophylla)

A rare species from the Philippines with blue-green coloured leaves.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia lancifolia)

The leaves of this species are oblong, which is unusual in the normally round-leaved Alocasia genus.

€ 15,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia portei)

This is a fairly rare and large Alocasia species from the rain forests of the Philippines.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia princeps)

This Alocasia species is found in the rainforests of Borneo.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia reginae)

The leaves of this Alocasia species have a blue-gray color on top and a reddish purple color underneath.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia reversa)

This is a small Alocasia species from the lowland rainforest of Borneo.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia sp. 'Tandurusa')

The light colored leaves have many dark colored veins and that makes it a special appearance

€ 15,00 per small bulb
Alocasia (Alocasia suhirmaniana)

This rare species has shiny, dark green leaves with prominent, light veins.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Alocasia (Alocasia wongii)

This is a very rare species from northern and eastern Borneo.

€ 15,00 per germinated seed
Aloe vera (Aloe vera)

Known by the many applications of its juice in cosmetics. Also performs well on the windowsill. 

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
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.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
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 per 5 seeds
Anthurium (Anthurium bakeri)

This Anthurium species stands out because of its bright red, elongated cluster of fruits.

€ 6,00 per 2 germinated seeds
Anthurium (Anthurium brownii)

This is a rare and decorative Anthurium species from the rain forests of northern South America.

€ 6,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium chamberlainii X)

The leaves of this rare species are first coloured dark purple and only later do they get their final dark green colour.

€ 12,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium clarinervium)

The special leaves of this Anthurium are heart-shaped and slightly hairy, making them soft to the touch.

€ 6,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium crystallinum 'Dorayaki')

This is a rare Anthurium with round leaves that have strikingly wide, light-colored leaf veins.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium luxurians)

The leaves turn from light green to dark green and have a strikingly puckered surface.

€ 12,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium magnificum)

The leaf of this Anthurium species is delicately haired and thus soft to the touch.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Anthurium (Anthurium willdenowii)

This rare Anthurium comes from southeastern Brazil and grows as an epiphyte in trees and on rocks.

€ 6,00 per germinated seed
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.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
Aroid (Amorphophallus asper)

A rare species with small populations in the rainforests of Sumatra in Indonesia.

€ 8,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus borneensis)

A relatively large Amorphophallus species from Borneo.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus costatus)

Rare Amorphophallus species with a dark brown-purple inflorescence.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus discophorus)

This is a very rare Amorphophallus species endemic to Java.

€ 25,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus gigas)

This rare Amorphophallus species originates inthe lowland rainforests of Sumatra and produces a gigantic inflorescence, sometimes up to 3 meters tall.

€ 7,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus lambii)

A rare Amorphophallus species with populations in the south and north of Borneo.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus muelleri)

This Amorphophallus species is kept in Southeast Asia for its edible tuber.

€ 6,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus plicatus)

This is a very rare Amorphophallus species that naturally occurs only on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

€ 15,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus prainii)

This Amorphophallus species produces a striking, white inflorescence.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Aroid (Amorphophallus tenuistylis)

Very rare Amorphophallus species with a striking silvery petiole with black spots.

€ 5,00 per 2 germinated seeds
Aroid (Amorphophallus variabilis)

This is a relatively small and easy to care for Amorphophallus species

€ 5,00 per germinated seed
Ashoka (Saraca asoca)

The ashoka is a remarkable and sacred species from the rainforests of India.

€ 5,00 per seed
Australian Baobab (Adansonia gregorii)

Only species with an origin in Australia. Aboriginals used these trees as a water source during dry periods. Can be cultivated as houseplant too.

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
Australian Chestnut (Castanospermum australe)

The seeds of this Australian species are somewhat similar to chestnuts, but with a weight of 30 grams they are much larger.

€ 4,00 per seed
Australian frangipani (Hymenosporum flavum)

The 5 cm big flowers grow in clusters and produce a wonderful fragrance similar to the normal frangipani.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

A Passionflower from Australia with a compact growth that grows well as an indoor plant. This species produces plenty of flowers, which colour gradually from yellow to red.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Baheda (Terminalia bellirica)

The fruits of this tree play an important role in the traditional medicinal practice, Ayurveda, in India

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Balgooy's Alocasia (Alocasia balgooyi)

This is a rare Alocasia species found on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Beccari's aroid (Amorphophallus beccarii)

This is a very rare Amorphophallus from the rainforest in northern and western Sumatra.

€ 20,00 per germinated seed
Bell Stapelia (Stapelia leendertziae)

An unusual carrion flower with bell shaped purple flowers of up to 12cm large. A rare species with populations in South Africa and Swaziland.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Benstonea (Benstonea thwaitesii)

This rare screw palm species is found in dense, moist forests along the coast of Sri Lanka and India.

€ 4,00 per seed
Bertam palm (Eugeissona tristis)

The flowers of the Bertam Palm contain nectar which has an alcohol content of 4% due to the presence of yeasts.

€ 5,00 per seed
Betel Nut (Areca catechu)

The Betel Nut palm is mostly known for its nuts which are popular for chewing in many Asian countries.

€ 4,00 per seed
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.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
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. 

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
Black Batflower (Tacca chantrieri)

The peculiar black flowers are associated with bats and grow on stems up to 70 cm. The plant is a suitable houseplant, reaching a height of around 1 meter.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
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 per 2 seeds
Black Jade Vine (Mucuna nigricans)

Rare, spectacular climber plant from Eastern Asia. Black purple flowers grow in clusters of 30 cm. Plant is suitable for a subtropical or tropical climate.

€ 8,00 per seed
Black Peanut (Arachis hypogaea 'Black')

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

€ 3,50 per 5 seeds
Black Pearl Tree (Majidea zanguebarica)

The seeds of the black pearl tree are velvety soft. They are often used in jewelry and ripen in red fruits.

€ 5,00 per 5 seeds
Blue Latan Palm (Latania loddigesii)

Rare Blue latan palm, originates from Mauritius and has beautiful blue-gray leaves. Grows well indoors.

€ 5,00 per 3 seeds
Blue Quandong (Elaeocarpus angustifolius)

The very special seeds resemble the holy Rudraksha, but come from a different rare plant from Australia.

€ 4,00 per 3 seeds
Bodhi Tree (Ficus religiosa)

A sacred tree from India, where Buddha would have experienced his enlightenment. A copy on Sri Lanka is currently the oldest living plant flower in the world.

€ 3,50 per portion of seeds
Borneo Giant (Alocasia robusta)

The leaves of this species grow gigantic and are the largest of all Alocasia species.

€ 9,00 per germinated seed
Buddha Belly Plant (Jatropha podagrica)

This unusual succulent forms a thick, belly-shaped stem and striking red-yellow flowers.

€ 5,00 per 3 seeds
Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea)

The beautiful, deep blue flowers are used in Asia to colour tea and certain rice dishes blue. An easy climber for indoors or a greenhouse.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
Calabash Nutmeg (Monodora myristica)

The peculiar flowers are spotted red and yellow, and resemble the flowers of an orchid. This species originates in Africa and is very rare.

€ 8,00 per 5 seeds
Camouflage plant (Aglaonema nebulosum)

The silvery spots make the leaves of this Aglaonema species a striking appearance.

€ 12,00 per germinated seed
Camouflage Plant (Aglaonema pictum)

The leaves this species look spectacular with a camouflage pattern of white, dark green and light green.

€ 8,00 per seed
Canary Islands Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco)

The sap turns red when exposed to oxygen, so when it’s damaged, it looks like the tree is bleeding. The species performs well as a houseplant.

€ 3,50 per 5 seeds
Canistel (Pouteria campechiana)

The orange-yellow fruits have deliciously sweet pulp and that makes them popular in the tropics.

€ 6,00 per 2 seeds
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 per 5 seeds
Captaincookia (Ixora margaretae)

The bright pink flowers of this species grow on the stem and bloom many at a time.

€ 8,00 per germinated seed
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

Cardamom seeds are a well known spice that can be used as an ingredient in a variety of dishes.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
Carolina Reaper (Capsicum chinense 'Carolina Reaper')

The Carolina Reaper is the hottest pepper in the world.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
Carrion Flower (Stapelia hirsuta)

A species with beautiful dark red flowers, which in nature are pollinated by flies.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Cassava (Manihot esculenta)

After rice and corn, the edible root of the cassava plant is the most important food in the world.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
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.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa)

The cheese plant grows naturally in Central America as an epiphyte in trees. Seedlings grow towards the dark instead of light as they are looking for a tree to climb up.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Chenille plant (Acalypha hispida)

This plant has a striking inflorescence. Hundreds of brightly colored red-pink flowers grow in catkins of up to 50 cm long.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
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 per 5 seeds
Climbing aroid (Pothos scandens)

A climbing aroid that grows against trees and stones in Southeast Asia.

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
Climbing Onion (Bowiea volubilis)

The climbing onion has a peculiar climbing growth from a large green-brown bulb. Sugar reservoirs and water are stored in this bulb to survive drought periods.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Climbing Orchid Tree (Lasiobema scandens)

This vine grows in the rainforests of Southeast Asia and forms winding, woody stems.

€ 4,00 per 5 seeds
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)

Clove is a spice that is made by drying the unopened flower buds of the clove tree.

€ 6,00 per 3 seeds
Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica)

Sea coconuts are the largest seeds in the world and also one of the rarest. They originally grow on two islands of the Seychelles.

€ 0,00 per seed
Cocoa (Theobroma cacao)

Cocoa beans are the main ingredient for chocolate. They grow in a white pulp within the cocoafruit which grows on the stem of the cocoa tree. Can nicely be grown as an indoor...

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

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

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
Cow's Horn Euphorbia (Euphorbia grandicornis)

This bizarre succulent makes angular, zigzagging stems with big spines that look similar to cow’s horns.

€ 3,50 per 10 seeds
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 per seed
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.

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
Cyrtosperma (Cyrtosperma hambalii)

The leaves of this rare species have a special shape, resembling rabbit ears.

€ 15,00 per germinated seed
Cyrtosperma (Cyrtosperma macrotum)

This species has striking hastate leaves that can reach up to 90 cm in the tropics.

€ 10,00 per germinated seed
Cyrtosperma (Cyrtosperma timikense)

Very rare species from the swamp forests of Papua in Indonesia.

€ 15,00 per germinated seed
Decary's flamboyant (Delonix decaryi)

Rare species from southern Madagascar with a striking thickened trunk. The flowers are a colourful mix of white petals, a yellow spot and red stamens.

€ 4,50 per 5 seeds
Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

A striking appearance in the Sahel desert with a swollen trunk and graceful pink-white flowers. An easy potplant that can also be grown as a bonsai.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
Dhobi tree (Mussaenda frondosa)

The flowers of this small shrub are orange-yellow, but the large, white sepals are much more striking.

€ 5,00 per 10 seeds
Durian (Durio zibethinus)

The Durian is a well-known fruit from South-East Asia. The fruit tastes delicious, but has an unpleasant smell.

€ 8,00 per germinated seed
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 per 10 seeds
Elephant Apple (Limonia acidissima)

The Elephant apple is a fruit up to 9cm in size with sticky brown fruit pulp.

€ 5,00 per 10 seeds
Elephant Ear Fig (Ficus auriculata)

The Elephant-eared Fig derives its name from its large, ear-shaped leaves of up to 45 cm in length.

€ 4,00 per 20 seeds
Elephant Yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius)

Overwhelmingly beautiful flower that looks like the famous giant arum in botanical gardens, but can easily be grown.

€ 6,00 per 5 seeds
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 per 5 seeds
Elephant's Foot Yam (Dioscorea elephantipes)

The greatly thickened stem has the pattern of a turtle shell and is used for the storage of starch. The species performs well as a houseplant.

€ 4,00 per 10 seeds
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