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Healthy in general, as most gingers, this Kaempferia is used as a strengthener or aphrodisiac since immemorial times. It is also a nice ornamental: flowers are not too exciting (parvi-flora means small flowered) but leaves are glossy and wavy.
Very exotic foliage, velvety, translucent and with bright copper patches This gesneriad grows up to 60 cm tall and blooms profusely in Spring and Summer with VERY exotic flowers. Say tree-gloxinia and many people will imagine this plant.
Grafted plant of a rare species of mango from Borneo. "Laurina" fruits contain the flavour of all flavours! They are green-yellow when ripe and the skin sap smells of turpentine! Bright yellow-orange flesh, very juicy, with an intensity of flavour that no domestic mango can achieve. Sweet too, and only comparable to Mangifera casturi. What a mango! ... it...
This is the holy grial of mangoes! Kasturis are black-purple skinned, their flesh is deep orange, sweet and loaded with flavour and vitamines. It is a different species of Mangifera, from Borneo. Some people say it is not a mango, it is a Kasturi! A quintessential superfood.
This species rocks! It is a creeping plant, with sensitive leaves that respond to touch, heat or wind. When you touch the leaves they quickly close for a few minutes. It is from tropical America and it loves a lot of sun and heat.
Ornamental palm-like herbaceous plant from SE Asia to Australia. Palm-grass grows in bright shade and creeps as a tall ground cover, with very showy ribbed leaves, resembling the juvenile foliage of so many palms, like Syagrus romanzoffiana.
Dwarf banana with small sweet fruits, similar to the "apple banana". It is native to the cool Punjabi Himalayas, and it easier and faster than most other types of bananas. It can grow from pup to fruit in much less than one year, so it does well in non-tropical countries with a short growing season.
Lovely dwarf pachypodium from the harsh center of Madagascarm with yelllow flowers. This variety from the Isalo mountains has narrower leaves. We offer a 3 years old branched plant
Grafted tree. Rough green avocado variety from vigorous, cold-tolerant trees. Avocado is a subtropical tree native to Central and South America, which name is derived from the Aztec word ahuacatl. The fruit rips after picked and has a delicate buttery and
Almost everblooming! From Spring to Christmas. - Old, classic, great Plumeria cultivar with bight pink drooping flower heads. The plant is very easy to grow and quite upright, thin at first but very robust eventually, becoming a long lived tree. We offer an adult, thick 25-50 cm plant.
Wild-type plumeria with robust growth, large leaves and spectacular drooping inflorescences of typical white flowers with yellow center. It is a heavy-bloomer and the growth is spreading, so the tree is dome-shaped, not vertical. We really do not know if it is of wild origin or not, but by sure it is a very old clone that has been here in Tenerife for...