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Actinidia arguta 'Issai'
Actinidia arguta 'Issai'
Mini-kiwi, variety Issai
 
A self-pollinating, compact, delicious kiwi with high yields in a temperate garden. The smooth skin of the kiwi can be eaten, directly from the plant. 
 
10 seeds
€ 3,00
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
€ 3,00
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
€ 3,00
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
Asimina triloba
Asimina triloba
Pawpaw
 
Hardy species with fruits that can weigh up to 500 grams and are rich in protein and vitamins. The pulp is white and tastes like banana or mango. 

5 seeds
€ 3,50
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Roselle

A diverse, beautiful species that grows well as an annual plant. Flowers are edible and famous for the hibiscustea. In Senegal the leaves are used like spinach.

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
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
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
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
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
€ 3,50
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
Olea europaea
Olea europaea
European olive

Olives are mainly grown in the Mediterranian climate, where 90% of the olives is processed as oil. The species is hardy at a sheltered and sunny stand.

10 seeds
€ 3,00
Passiflora incarnata
Passiflora incarnata
Maypop passionflower

A hardy passionflower, with flowers in varying in color from pale white to pink and purple. The passionfruits are edible and very delicious.

5 seeds
€ 3,00
Perilla frutescens
Perilla frutescens
Korrean perilla

An annual plant with very aromatic leaves that taste like a combination of mint and apple. The leaves can be used as a vegetable in a variety of Korrean dishes.

20 seeds
€ 3,00
Physalis peruviana
Physalis peruviana
Cape gooseberry / Goldenberry

An annual plant from the Andes with healthy vitamin-rich orange fruits. They can be eaten fresh from the plant, or can be processed in jams or salads.

Portion of seeds
€ 3,00
Prosopis pubescens
Prosopis pubescens
Screwbean Mesquite

A hardy shrub with remarkable coiled pods. The pods are high in proteins, minerals and fibers, and have a sweet caramel-like taste.

10 seeds
€ 3,50
Prunus dulcis var. dulcis
Prunus dulcis var. dulcis
Almond

Almonds grow on winterhardy trees that originate in China. Almonds are the seeds of peach-like fruits and contain a lot of calcium, vitamins and oil.

5 seeds
€ 4,00
Schisandra chinensis
Schisandra chinensis
Magnolia-vine / Five-flavor-fruit

The red berries of this plant taste sweet, sour, salty, pungent (spicy) and bitter all at once. They are known as 1 of 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine, and grow in trusses on a hardy climber plant.

20 seeds
€ 3,50
Sesamum indicum
Sesamum indicum
Sesam

Sesam has been cultivated for thousands of years for its delicious and oil-rich seeds. The small, annual plant can be grown in a greenhouse or in the garden during a good summer.

Portion of seeds
€ 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
Toona sinensis
Toona sinensis
Chinese toon

The young leaves of this hardy tree can be eaten as vegetable. The fruits, bark and roots have an important role in traditional Chinese medicine.

20 seeds
€ 3,00
Zanthoxylum piperitum
Zanthoxylum piperitum
Japanese pepper tree

Hardy plant from Japan. Fruits and seeds can be used as spice and pepper. For example with Japanse dishes. 

10 seeds
€ 3,00