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Species that are easy to germinate.
Albizia julibrissin 'E.H. Wilson'
Albizia julibrissin 'E.H. Wilson'
Persian silk tree
 
The most winter hardy Persian silk tree (sometimes referred to as Persian sleep tree) with pink-white flowers and leaves that close at night.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,00
Albizia kalkora
Albizia kalkora
Kalkora mimosa
 
A rare sleep tree/silk tree with white flowers which is hardy in a sheltered, sunny spot. At night, the leaves of this species fold over and close.
 
10 seeds
€ 3,50
Amorphophallus bulbifer
Amorphophallus bulbifer
Voodoo lily
 
A hardy arum from the mountains of India, with special pink-white flowers. 
 
2 small bulbs
€ 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
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
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
Cuscuta lupuliformis
Cuscuta lupuliformis
€ 3,00
Dracunculus vulgaris
Dracunculus vulgaris
Dragon Arum

The purple inflorescence is very impressive and may grow up to 80 cm. The species originally grew in the Mediterranean and is quite hardy.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Ficus carica
Ficus carica
Common fig

The fruits require two years to mature and succeed in a sheltered, sunny spot. The leaf is graceful and hand-shaped.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Glycyrrhiza glabra
Liquorice

Liquorice is harvested as roots from this small, hardy shrub from western Asia. After three years, the first roots can be harvested.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Chinese liquorice

Chinese liquorice resembles the ordinary liquorice, but plays an important role in Chinese medicine as one of the 50 basic herbs.

10 seeds
€ 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
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
Lycium barbarum
Lycium barbarum
Goji berry

A hardy plant form china with orange/red berries, which contain many antioxidants and vitamins. The berries can be processed in juices, or can be dried and used as raisins.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00
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
Momordica charantia
Momordica charantia
Bittermelon

An annual climbing plant from Asia with edible fruits. The fruits are often used in the Asian cuisine. Tripe fruits are orange/yellow and have beautiful red seeds.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Physalis peruviana
Physalis peruviana
€ 3,00
Ricinus communis
Ricinus communis
€ 3,00
Sesamum indicum
Sesamum indicum
€ 3,00
Solanum pimpinellifolium
Solanum pimpinellifolium
Wild tomato / Currant tomato

Small, sweet tomatoes that are the ancestors of our well-known tomatoes.

20 seeds
€ 3,00
Withania somnifera
Withania somnifera
Ashwagandha

Small annual shrub from Asia that has an important role in traditional medicine practices of the Ayurveda in India. Grows well in a pot or in the garden. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00