Product code: 12434
Perennial woody vine. Native to Manchuria, northeastern China and Japan. The odoriferous pink or white flowers give way to bright red fruit which droops down in clusters from the vine. This is known as the many-flavored berry.
Product code: 3283
Sold by the millions as cute miniature indoor plants in supermarkets and garden centers all over the world, this palm has probably been the quintessential indoor palm since Victorian times.
Product code: 6835
It was only discovered in 1943 and due to World War 2 was not studied further until 1946 and only finally described as a new living species, metasequoia glyptostroboides, in 1948. Only one natural forest containing around 5400 trees is known to exist.
Fruit bodies (4 to 6 cm diameter) with gelatine-like to rubbery texture, and dark brown to black share, depending on the humidity. Little infection of insect larva’s, and a very long storage capacity. Easy to grow.
Product code: 10483
Called "Queen of the Herbs" in Ireland, where its tendency to grow under elder trees imbued it with elder’s magical reputation. In England it became a common treatment for "king’s evil," or scrofula (tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands).
Product code: 12400
Much grown in the tropics for its delicious fruits. In this country it is grown for interest and as a foliage plant as it has large, handsome leaves. The leaves can be used for wrapping round pieces of tough meat with the object of tenderising them.
Product code: 12399
The Feijoa or Pineapple Guava is a container plant with green, egg-shaped fruits that taste sweet-sour and smell like pineapples. They can be eaten fresh or, for example, be mixed in salads or pies.
Product code: 12398
A large shrub, originally native to montane forests in the Andes of South America, but now widely cultivated for its delicious fruits, which, under a thin, green peel, has very sweet, soft, white, custard-like flesh that can be scooped out with a spoon.
Product code: 10656
A pretty unique one. Yugoslavian Fingers is a big, creamy goose egg with 8 to 10 pointed fingers protruding from all around. This is a pepo type so you can eat them when young and they are delicious.
Product code: 11333
In just 110 days from direct sowing, this HEIRLOOM grows 3.6m (12′) tall. Its 60cm (24″) flowers produce delicious and nutritious sunflower seeds, or they can be dried and hung in the garden as a natural bird feeder.
Product code: 11332
This classic giant variety produces large, yellow heads and big, delicious white seeds perfect for roasting. It also grows very tall, 10’-12’! Fun to grow and eat.
Product code: 9761
Start Peanut seeds and enjoy your own harvest of delicious Peanuts! Peanut Plant seeds can be planted directly outdoors for areas with long growing seasons as they need 5 months of warm weather.
Product code: 2616
This wonderful, ancient tree from China dates back at least 200 million years. Its distinctive, fan-shaped, bright green leaves turn bright gold when a warm autumn follows a warm summer. Mature male trees have thick, yellow catkins in late spring.
Product code: 10249
With origins on the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh) Ashwagandha has a variety of herbal uses. Used primarily as an immune booster, Ashwagandha is considered to be a rasayana herb, a term that means rejuvenation.
Product code: 11552
Cucumis anguria, commonly known as bur cucumber, bur gherkin, cackrey, gooseberry gourd, maroon cucumber, West Indian gherkin, and West Indian gourd, is a vine that is indigenous to Africa.
Product code: 10246
Wonderberry or Sunberry are fast-growing, compact plants, developed by Luther Burbank and introduced in 1909. Great controversy arose over the origins of this plant. Many people claimed that Burbank had only reintroduced Solanum nigrum.
A vigorous plant with handsome, wavy-toothed leaves and attractive pale blue, bell-shaped flowers followed by ornamental papery Chinese lanterns. Branches of these can be dried and used for winter decoration indoors.
Product code: 2135
Is it an exceptionally small cucumber or the world’s cutest watermelon? That is the vexing question. Melothria scabra, known as Cucamelon or Mouse melon is a tiny melon that has been creating a buzz in the farmer’s markets.
Product code: 11565
Goldencreeper or Manchu Tuber-Gourd makes subterranean, very large, perennial, potato-like root tubers and annual, fast growing vines with hairy leaves and yellow flowers which are followed by egg-sized hairy fruits (not edible).
Product code: 8092
The Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea) is the "Tree Tomato". Like its cousins of the closely-related Lycopersicon genus (the ordinary common tomato), the egg-size fruit makes good eating, and is typically made into jams or conserve.
Product code: 11525
The plants grow eight to twelve feet in height at maturity developing beautiful, rich, shiny, black-coated seeds. The seed heads are compact with most being eight to twelve inches in length. As its name suggests, the seeds are actually amber colored.
Product code: 2825
Goji Berry, also known as Chinese wolfberry, is a cold-hardy, perennial shrub that grows in many regions of the world, but which is specifically cultivated in China. It has been reportedly used in Chinese medicine for nearly 2000 years.
Product code: 2829
Lily of the valley vine is a scrambling, fast-growing perennial herb which reproduces from roots and by seed. It usually produces about 100 berries per plant, with 20 seeds per berry. Numerous stems grow form the perennial rootstock.
Product code: 10736
The original improved artichoke, Green Globe flowers in early summer. The flower buds are deep green with a light purple tinge. A good harvest of 3-4 heads can be expected throughout the summer. They are 3-5 inches in diameter.
Product code: 11892
The roots of this ancient plant are rich in red alizarin and are the source of a strong red dye. The uniforms of the British Red Coats were dyed with madder root. It is a perennial plant growing to a height of approximately 100cm.
Product code: 758
Fig trees are all self-fertile and very productive. A fertile well-drained soil is recommended along with plentiful sunlight for maximum production. The chill hour requirements are few, if any, and most varieties are cold tolerant at least to 20 degrees.
Product code: 1691
The trees range from 40–60 feet (12–18 m) high with short trunk and round-topped head. The juice is milky and acrid. The roots are thick, fleshy, covered with bright orange bark.
Product code: 11519
Corylus colurna (Turkish hazel) is a tree native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia, from the Balkans through northern Turkey to northern Iran. It is the largest species of hazel, reaching 25 m (82 ft) tall, with a stout trunk up to 1.5 m.
Fruits are small, comparable in size to grapes, but shaped and marked similar to Pepino. The delicious little fruits ripen yellow or pale green, with similar longitudinal striping to Pepino, but they’re much more juicy.
Product code: 11964
This fast-growing, newly discovered plant from the Solanaceae family produces clusters of sweet, yellow or orange berries, (which bear a striking resemblance to yellow currants but are no relation), on long dividing stems.
Product code: 11965
Attractive, bright yellow pompon flowers are complemented by pale green foliage. This novel plant releases a sweet apple fragrance when brushed against and is ideal for front of the border or containers to enjoy the heavenly scent close by.
Product code: 11663
Baby Blue Jade Corn is a sweet little heirloom that's small enough to be grown in a container. Plants have multiple stalks and grow only 3' high, producing 3-5 ears per plant. The ears are miniature too, about half the size of ordinary sweet corn.
Product code: 12082
When fully mature and dry, the seeds of Black Sesame are very dark indeed. The colour difference between the varieties is obvious if they are placed side by side. This seed has a richer, nuttier flavour than its white and gold cousins.
Product code: 12089
Quinoa is a species of the goosefoot genus (Chenopodium quinoa), a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, as it is not a member of the true grass family.
Product code: 12090
Historically, this native wetland plant had great importance to various Native American tribes who highly revered it as a part of their culture; it also provides a crucial food source for ducks and other wildfowl. In recent times, this "caviar of grains"
Product code: 12087
A hardy, high yielding variety with vivid pinkish-red seed heads. Selected to withstand some moisture when mature (less occurance of sprouting in the head). Variety originated in South America. Yields a high protein seed "grain".
Product code: 8660
Are you interested in knowing about the herb Aerva Lanata then you are at the right place? Since ages, plants or herbs are being used as medicines for natural health care. Extracts from plants are being used for various medicinal purposes and treatments.
Product code: 2828
A small rare plant usually to no more than 1-4ft. Flowering and fruiting occurs in just a couple of months from seed. Jaltomata procumbens (jaltomato) is a relatively rare fruit with the potential for great things.
Product code: 11320
This outstanding variety Fox Tails amaranthus create a pleasing color contrast. Vigorous 3 to 5 ft. tall plants produce pendent, swinging white-green tassels in summer and fall. Fox Tails amaranthus make great cut flowers, fresh or dried.
Product code: 4329
Wow, what an incredibly unique and attractive annual that can be established so easily from Amaranthus seeds! As shown in this image from Auburn University, Hot Biscuits Amaranthus plants are topped with clusters of ginger orange or cinnamon colored.