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Intermediate

Species that will germinate easily, but some instructions need to be followed.
Actinidia kolomikta
Actinidia kolomikta
Siberian kiwi
 
A very cold-hardy kiwi with sweet fruits, and leaves that seem to be dipped in paint.
 
20 seeds
€ 2,50
Actinidia polygama
Actinidia polygama
Silvervine kiwi
 
The yellow-orange coloured kiwi’s gain their sweet taste after the first night of frost and grow to be hardy climbers with silver-coloured leaf tips.
 
1 portion of seeds
€ 2,50
Actinidia purpurea
Actinidia purpurea
Red kiwi
 
The cranberry red kiwis of this variety are deliciously sweet. A hardy species that is rarely seen.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Arbutus unedo
Arbutus unedo
Strawberry tree

No strawberries, but strawberry-like fruits grow on this cold-hardy tree. They taste slightly sour as elderberries, and can be used for wines, liquors and jams.
 
1 portion of seeds
€ 3,00
Aristolochia baetica
Aristolochia baetica
Andalusian Dutchman's Pipe

A hardy climber from Portugal with brown-purple to red flowers in the shape of a pipe. 
 
10 seeds
€ 3,50
Aristolochia macrophylla
Aristolochia macrophylla
Dutchman's Pipe
 
The large, heart-shaped leaves give this species a high ornamental value. The large-leaved pipe flower is fully hardy and grows very nicely against e.g. a fence or wall.
 
10 seeds
€ 4,00
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
Calycanthus floridus
Calycanthus floridus
Spice bush / Melon tree / Sweet shrub

Hardy bush with reddish-brown flowers which spread a melon-like fragrance. Other parts of the plant also spread a wonderful scent.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Calycanthus occidentalis
Calycanthus occidentalis
Spice bush / Western sweet shrub

The flowers and leaves emit a fragrance that resembles to the smell of red wine. Fully winter-hardy bush.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Camellia sinensis
Camellia sinensis
Tea plant

Can be quite hardy in a sheltered, sunny spot, so you can grow your own tea in the garden. White, yellow, green or black tea: it’s all possible.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Chimonanthus praecox
Chimonanthus praecox
Wintersweet

Blooms in spring, produces white-yellow flowers which emit a mix of fragrances. Hardy plant.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Coix lacryma-jobi
Coix lacryma-jobi
Job's Tears

In Asia, the seeds are applied as grain and are sometimes used for tea or processed into liquor. It’s an annual plant with grey, pearl-like seeds. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Cordyline indivisa
Cordyline indivisa
Mountain cabbage tree

Fibres of the leaves were formerly used by the Maori for fishing and the young shoots are eaten as a vegetable. It’s a container plant from the cool mountain forests of New Zealand. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Decaisnea fargesii
Decaisnea fargesii
Dead man's fingers / Blue sausage shrub

A hardy shrub from the Himalayas with blue fruits. The pulp is edible and tastes like watermelon. Peel and seeds are poisonous.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Diospyros kaki
Diospyros kaki
Kaki persimmon / Japanese persimmon

The orange-red persimmons ripen in autumn and originate from the Himalayas. The species is hardy and has been cultivated for centuries.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Diospyros lotus
Diospyros lotus
Date plum

Date plums are mainly produced in Central Asia and grow on a hardy tree. It is one of the oldest known plants in cultivation.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Diospyros virginiana
Diospyros virginiana
American persimmon

The fruits are orange-yellow, are sweet, have juicy flesh and are packed with vitamin C. The plant is hardy and easy to keep.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Ensete glaucum
Ensete glaucum
Snow Banana

Combined with good protection against frost and a sheltered spot, the snow banana can be quite hardy.
It originates from the Himalayas at altitudes up to 3.000 meters and is a fast grower.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Eucalyptus camphora
Eucalyptus camphora
Mountain Swamp Gum

Hardy eucalypt which originates from swamps and floodplains and therefore can grow in moist soil.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus coccifera
Eucalyptus coccifera
Tasmanian Snow Gum

Occurs on rocky soils in southern Tasmania up to a height of 1.300 meters. The leaves are lanceolate and the trunk is grey-white and brown. Hardy species.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus delegatensis
Eucalyptus delegatensis
Alpine ash

The wood of this species is widely used in Australia as hardwood. It is the ninth tallest tree in the world with a gray trunk and numerous white flowers in summer.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus johnstonii
Eucalyptus johnstonii
Tasmanian Yellow Gum

The yellow-green trunk of this Tasmanian eucalyptus is very graceful. In a sheltered, sunny spot, the species is hardy up to -15 degrees Celsius.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus morrisbyi
Eucalyptus morrisbyi
Morrisbyi's Gum

A very rare and endangered species from the southeast of Tasmania. In a sheltered, sunny spot , the species is hardy up to -15 degrees Celsius.

Portion of seeds
€ 4,50
Eucalyptus neglecta
Eucalyptus neglecta
Omea Gum

The leaves of this eucalyptus are quite large and spread a wonderful fragrance. The species is hardy.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus pauciflora (Mount Buller)
Eucalyptus pauciflora (Mount Buller)
Snow Gum

These seeds come from Mount Buller in Australia where the species occurs up to an altitude of 1.700 meters. The trunk is graceful and the species is among the most hardy eucalyptus.

Portion of seeds
€ 4,00
Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila (Mount Bogong)
Eucalyptus pauciflora ssp. niphophila (Mount Bogong)
Snow Gum

A variety that grows in Australia at an altitude of 1.800 meters on Mount Bogong. The pale green stem has brown stripes and its growth is quite compact. The species is among the most hardy eucalyptus.

Portion of seeds
€ 4,00
Eucalyptus regnans
Eucalyptus regnans
Giant Ash

This 99.6m high eucalyptus is the highest angiosperm in the world. Only the Sequoia sempervirens is as a gymnosperm even higher. Partially hardy.

Portion of seeds
€ 4,00
Eucalyptus rubida
Eucalyptus rubida
Candlebark Gum

Bark lasts long on the coloured trunk, causing the strain after a while to start looking like a candle. Originally grew in the southeast of Tasmania.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Eucalyptus viminalis
Eucalyptus viminalis
Manna Gum

The most popular eucalyptus with koalas due to the high sugar levels in the juice. In a sheltered, sunny spot hardy to about -15 degrees Celsius.

Portion of seeds
€ 4,00
Fouquieria splendens
Fouquieria splendens
Ocotillo

Desert plant with spiny stems and striking red flowers. Can be kept in a large pot at a minimum temperature of -15 degC.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Geum triflorum
Geum triflorum
Prairie Smoke

Species from the prairies in North America, with purple-pink flowers that are followed by seeds with long feathers. In the wind, these look like smoke plumes.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00
Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo

The ginkgo is a living fossil that should have been formed over 250 million years ago. It is the oldest species of seed plants in the world.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Leycesteria formosa
Leycesteria formosa
Himalayan honeysuckle
The trusses of white flowers with purple bracts hang down like earrings. The berries taste like chocolate/caramel-raisins.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,50
Magnolia acuminata
Magnolia acuminata
Cucumbermagnolia

The green, unripe fruits resemble a small cucumber, and become dark red when they ripen. The yellow/greenish flowers smell delicious.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia grandiflora
Southern magnolia

The white flowers can become up to 30 cm big, and disperse a delicious smell to attract insects.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Magnolia liliiflora
Magnolia liliiflora
Purple magnolia

A small variety of magnolia with purple flowers. The flowers disperse a delicious smell.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Musa cheesmani
Musa cheesmani
Cheesman banana

A type of banana with whitish green fruits, which can be kept outside throughout the winter when packed in isolating material and kept at a sheltered spot

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Musa sikkimensis 'Red Flash'
Musa sikkimensis 'Red Flash'
Red striped Darjeeling banana

A variety of the more common M. sikkimensis from Sikkim, with red striped leaves. At a sheltered spot and packed with isolating material the variety can withstand low temperatures.

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Musa sp. 'Helens Hybrid'
Musa sp. 'Helens Hybrid'
Helens banana

This variety produces sweet edible banana fruits and can withstand low temperatures when kept at a sheltered place and packed with isolating materials.  

5 seeds
€ 3,50
Nelumbo nucifera
Nelumbo nucifera
Indian lotus

Beautiful water lily with large leaves and pinky white flowers. The plant can be kept outside, as long as the water around the roots doesn’t freeze.

5 seeds
€ 3,50