This is our selection of extraordinary plants. They are all very different and somehow unusual. There are air plants, red bananas, living stones, plants with black leaves, zig-zag cacti and all types of eye-catching plants and conversation pieces.
Large >2 years old plant - This African tree, produces distinctive gigantic fruits, shaped like sausages. It is easy to cultivate in pots, as long as it is kept above 4 C. Leaves are dark green, glossy and pinnate. The tree in fruit is a people-stopper.
Lithops lesliei is a rather easy to grow living stone which is hypervariable as it occurs in a very wide area of South Africa. This form, albinica, is especially attractive because the whole plant turns golden yellow or bright green depending on the season.
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.
Spectacular, red-skinned banana. Plants are stout and leaves have purple leafstalks. Fruits are dark purple during ripening and then turn red with some yellow as they ripen. The flesh is pinkish and MUCH richer in vitamin
"Egg-bearing thick-plant", that is what the latin name means. This Pachyphytum is especially beautiful with prostate stems with compact rosettes made of large "egg-shaped" white leaves that can turn to brown, grey or jade depending on sun exposure and season.
Giant leaved aroid with glossy deep green leaves - one of the simplest and most beautilful of all. It slowly climbs on huge trees but it can be kept low and it will creep on the ground. It loves hot and wet conditions but it is adaptable to harsher, sunny seaside locations as well as indoors.
"Elkhorn ferns" or "staghorn ferns" naturally grow on tree trunks as epiphytes. This species is native to Oceania and tolerates almost-freezing temperatures, so it can be grown outdoors in sheltered areas of the Mediterranean. We offer a large multi-headed plant grown in a hanging basket. If you divide it, you can make 2 or 3 large plants and a few more...
2 years old potted plant. This surprising tree that grows in sea water, forming thick stilt roots at the base.You can keep it for years in a bucket with soil and fresh water, as it does not really need any salt to grow. It will branch and form stilt roots and set fruits even in a large pot. Our plants descend from the populations in Subtropical Florida,...
"Hapai" in Polynesian languague means pregnant, because this cane has "bellies, as the internodes are swollen. This is an ancient cultivar of Sugarcane.
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