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Anacardium occidentale
Anacardium occidentale
Cashew
 
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 seeds
€ 4,50
Annona cherimola
Annona cherimola
Chirimuya
 
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.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,00
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.

5 seeds
€ 6,00
Annona muricata
Annona muricata
Soursop / Guanábana

A large fruit from Central America which is widely cultivated for making soft drinks. A minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius is required.

5 zaden
€ 3,00
Annona squamosa
Annona squamosa
Sugar apple / Sweetsop
 
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.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,50
Arachis hypogaea
Arachis hypogaea
Peanut
 
Grows quite pretty in a glass jar on the windowsill. Peanuts grow underground on stalks that grow from the flowers. 
 
10 seeds
€ 2,00
Aristolochia elegans
Aristolochia elegans
Calico flower
 
The brown-purple (calico) spotted flowers grow on a graceful climber with heart-shaped leaves. Winter hardy up to -5 degrees Celsius.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Aristolochia gigantea
Aristolochia gigantea
Brazilian Dutchman's Pipe / Giant Pipe Flower
 
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 degrees Celsius.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Aristotelia chilensis
Aristotelia chilensis
Maqui / Chilean wineberry

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.

10 seeds

€ 4,00
Bixa orellana
Bixa orellana
Achiote

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

10 seeds


€ 3,00
Browneopsis uyacalina
Browneopsis uyacalina
Cruz caspi

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.

1 seed 
€ 9,00
Brugmansia arborea
Brugmansia arborea
Angel's trumpet

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.

10 seeds


€ 3,00
Bunchosia argentea (not available)
Bunchosia argentea
Peanut butter tree

The red-orange fruits taste like peanut butter and can be eaten fresh or processed into jam or milkshakes.

5 seeds
€ 9,00
Caesalpinia bonduc
Caesalpinia bonduc
Gray Nickernut

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

5 seeds
€ 4,50
Caesalpinia ciliata
Caesalpinia ciliata
Yellow Nickernut

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

5 seeds


€ 6,50
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Desert Bird of Paradise

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 Celsius, possibly lower.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Caesalpinia pulcherrima rosea
Caesalpinia pulcherrima rosea
Pink Peacock flower

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

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Canavalia ensiformis
Canavalia ensiformis
Jack Bean

Possibly the bean from the famous fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. The stark white beans can be eaten. Annual plant.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Cardiospermum halicacabum
Cardiospermum halicacabum
Balloon plant

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

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Carica pubescens
Carica pubescens
Mountain papaya

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. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Ceiba pentandra
Ceiba pentandra
Kapok tree

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

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Chenopodium quinoa
Chenopodium quinoa
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.

Portion of seeds
€ 2,50
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon
Monkey's hand tree

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 degrees Celsius below zero.

5 seeds
€ 10,00
Chorisia speciosa
Chorisia speciosa
Silk floss tree

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.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Coccoloba uvifera
Coccoloba uvifera
Seagrape

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.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Couroupita guianensis
Couroupita guianensis
Cannonball tree

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.

5 seeds
€ 7,00
Crescentia cujete
Crescentia cujete
Calabash tree

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 seeds
€ 5,00
Cyphomandra betacea
Cyphomandra betacea
Tamarillo / Tree tomato

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. 

20 seeds
€ 2,50
Cyphomandra betacea 'yellow'
Cyphomandra betacea 'yellow'
Yellow tamarillo / Yellow tree tomato

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.

10 seeds
€ 2,50
Deppea splendens
Deppea splendens
€ 6,00
Dioclea reflexa
Dioclea reflexa
Sea purse

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

2 seeds
€ 5,00
Diospyros digyna
Diospyros digyna
€ 5,00
Entada gigas
Entada gigas
Sea Heart

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.

1 seed
€ 4,00
Enterolobium cyclocarpum
Enterolobium cyclocarpum
Elephant-ear tree

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.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Erythrina crista-galli
Erythrina crista-galli
Cockspur Coral Tree

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.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Feijoa sellowiana
Feijoa sellowiana
Feijoa / Pineapple Guava

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.

20 seeds
€ 3,00
Handroanthus impetiginosus
Handroanthus impetiginosus
Pink ipê

A beautiful flowering tree from South America, which is popular for its hardwood. The local population uses it as a traditional medicine against flu. Container plant at a minimum of –5 degrees Celsius.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Hura crepitans
Hura crepitans
Sandbox tree

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 meters from the tree. Tropical species.

5 seeds
€ 5,00
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Jacaranda mimosifolia
€ 3,00
Lepidium meyenii
Lepidium meyenii
Maca

A biannual plant from the Andes of Peru with thickened belowground parts different kinds of medical implications.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00