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

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Adansonia grandidieri
Adansonia grandidieri
Grandidier's baobab
 
World’s largest baobab from Madagascar, which can also grow as a houseplant.
 
5 seeds
€ 5,00
Adansonia madagascariensis
Adansonia madagascariensis
Madagascar baobab
 
This baobab from Madagascar comes with a smooth, brown-grey trunk and remarkable, bright red flowers. 

5 seeds
€ 5,00
Adenium obesum
Adenium obesum
Woestijnroos

Een opvallende verschijning uit de Sahel met een grote, opgezwollen stam en sierlijke roze-witte bloemen. Makkelijke kamerplant en ook geschikt als bonsai. 

10 zaden
€ 3,50
Afzelia quanzensis
Afzelia quanzensis
Pod mahogany
 
The red-black seeds of this South African species are often used for necklaces and bracelets. A mixture of the roots and the bark would bring hunters luck.
 
5 seeds
€ 4,00
Argania spinosa
Argania spinosa

Argan

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.

3 seeds

€ 4,00
Bauhinia monandra
Bauhinia monandra
Pink Bauhinia
 
The pale pink flowers gave one yellow petal full of red-purple spots. A tropical plant from Madagascar with leaves in the shape of a butterfly.
 
5 seeds
€ 3,50
Bauhinia tomentosa
Bauhinia tomentosa
Yellow Bauhinia

A tropical plant from southern Africa with bright yellow flowers that attract many butterflies and bees. Older plants can withstand some degrees of frost. 
 
5 seeds
€ 3,00
Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarck palm

Very beautiful and rare palm from Madagascar with silver-blue leaves. Can withstand some degrees of frost. 
 
2 seeds
€ 5,00
Coffea arabica
Coffea arabica
Arabica coffee

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. After a couple of years, you can harvest coffee berries. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Coffea arabica 'catura'
Coffea arabica 'catura'
Catura coffee

Coffee with great taste, high yields and resistant to bright sun. For those reasons, this species becomes increasingly popular with coffee producers. The plants stay quite small, which is why they are ideal as a houseplant.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Coffea arabica 'nana'
Coffea arabica 'nana'
Dwarf Arabica coffee

This dwarf variety is even more suitable to produce your own coffee. Because of its compact growth, this variety is ideal as a houseplant. After 3 or 4 years, the first coffee berries start to grow. 

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Coffea canephora (temporarily out of stock)
Coffea canephora
Robusta coffee

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 of foam on the espresso. Great as a houseplant. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Cola acuminata (temporarily out of stock)
Cola acuminata
Kola nut

Formerly, cola was made from the nuts of this plant. And it’s quite possible Coca Cola still uses the cola tree for its secret recipe. It’s a rare, tropical plant from Africa with large seeds.

1 seed
€ 8,00
Cucumis metuliferus
Cucumis metuliferus
Kiwano / Horned melon

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.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Cyperus papyrus (temporarily out of stock)
Cyperus papyrus
Papyrus

Besides paper, the stems were also used for the construction of boats, roofing and rope during the times of ancient Egypt. Papyrus likes to stand in a layer of water as a container plant.

1 portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Delonix decaryi
Delonix decaryi
Decary's flamboyant

Zeldzame soort uit het zuiden van Madagaskar met een opvallende verdikte stam. De bloemen zijn wit, hebben een gele vlek en rode meeldraden. Te houden als kamerplant. 

5 zaden
€ 3,50
Delonix regia
Delonix regia
Flamboyant

Lovely tree from Madagascar with pinnate leaves and abundant flowering of bright red flowers. Overwintering is possible with a temperature of at least 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Delonix regia 'orange'
Delonix regia 'orange'
Orange flamboyant

The orange variety of the red flamboyant is rarely seen, but performs well as a container plant at a minimum of 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Delonix regia var. flavida
Delonix regia var. flavida
Yellow flamboyant

A yellow variety of the red flamboyant which occurs in Madagascar. A very decorative container plant with pinnate leaves and yellow flowers. Overwintering is possible at a temperature of at least 10 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Dioscorea elephantipes
Dioscorea elephantipes
Elephant's foot yam

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.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Edithcolea grandis
Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower

The individual flowers of this species resemble the pattern of a Persian carpet. It is an easy plant that can tolerate drought well.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Ensete ventricosum
Ensete ventricosum
Ethiopian Banana

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

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Entada rheedii
Entada rheedii
African Dream Herb

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.

1 seed
€ 3,00
Euphorbia caput-medusae (temporarily out of stock)
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Medusa's Head

The meandering leaves make the plant look like the head of Medusa. It is the host plant of the parasitic plant Hydnora africana in South Africa.
5 seeds
€ 5,00
Hydnora africana (temporarily out of stock)
Hydnora africana
Jackal Food

Bizarre, parasitic plant from South Africa which only appears above ground with its flowers. The flowers occur with sharp teeth in the video games of Super Mario, but aren’t carnivorous in reality.

10 seeds
€ 5,00
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii
Spindle Palm

Beautiful palm from Rodrigues with a graceful trunk that can easily be kept as a house- or container plant.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Kigelia africana
Kigelia africana
Sausage tree

The outstanding, dark-red flowers are rich in nectar and form sausage-like fruits after pollination by megabats.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Latania loddigesii
Latania loddigesii
Blue latan palm

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

3 seeds
€ 5,00
Leonotis leonurus
Leonotis leonurus
Lion’s tail

This South African species produces orange flowers and can very well be kept as a container plant. A calming tea can be made of the leaves.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Leonotis leonurus 'alba' (temporarily out of stock)
Leonotis leonurus 'alba'
White lion’s tail

A rare white variety of the common orange lion’s tail.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Luffa cylindrica
Luffa cylindrica
Sponge gourd / Luffa

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

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Majidea zanguebarica
Majidea zanguebarica
Black pearl tree / Velvet seed tree

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

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Massonia depressa
Massonia depressa
Hedgehog lily

A peculiar plant from South Africa with two leaves and a spiky cluster of flowers in the center. The flowers are pollinated by rodents.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Melianthus major
Melianthus major
Giant Honey Flower

The large trusses produce sticky nectar to attract birds for pollination. The plant warns for its toxicit by producing a peanutbutter-like smell.  

10 seeds
€ 4,00
Oncoba spinosa
Oncoba spinosa
Fried-egg-tree

The white flowers have a center of numerous yellow stamens, and is therefore a.o. in Zimbabwe called the ‘fried-egg-tree’.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Pollia condensata
Pollia condensata
Marble berry

These wonderful blue berries reflect the most of all organisms in the world. Therefore they call them the juwels of the forest too. Small plant that can be cultivated as houseplant.

3 seeds
€ 8,00
Ravenala madagascariensis
Ravenala madagascariensis
€ 3,50
Ravenala sp. 'Honkondambo'
Ravenala sp. 'Honkondambo'
€ 4,00