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.
"Hapai" in Polynesian languague means pregnant, because this cane has "bellies, as the internodes are swollen. This is an ancient cultivar of Sugarcane.
"Red earth sugarcane" in Polynesian languague is one of the most beautiful cultivars of this useful crop. Stems and leaves grow in a in a wide range of hues, from purple to black, coated with a white shiny wax, increasing the black-and-white contrast.
One mature rosette, 5-8 cm diameter. A miniature creeping Sansevieria, with spiky tight rosettes on stolons. This "Bally 12681" from Kenya is surely the smallest and the cutest of all the species! Easy and fast growing. Good for terrariums and for hanging baskets.
30-40 cm wide. This is a form with green long leaves, originating from Ethiopia or Eritrea. There are some similar plants in Somalia with shorter grayer leaves. Fan-shaped succulent with distichously arrangedthick leaves, of a bright blue-green. Slow growing and still very uncommon in the trade.
Giant Plant: Perfect 60-70 cm wide fan - Form with green long leaves, probably originating from Ethiopia or Eritrea of this spectacular fan-succulent with thick blue-green leaves. Seldomoffered for sale. Slow growing.,
A huge clump of Green Elephant Tusks: stiff, upright cylindrical leaves up to 2 m tall. This is an impressive species from Tropical East Africa. The largest of all sansevierias. It can grow indoors in a large pot, in bright light. We ship a 40-60 cm plant, bare-rooted.
The Soap Tree, Soapberry or 'jaboncillo' is is a tree native to the Americas and some Pacific Islands. The fruit occur in large pyramidal clusters at the ends of branches and it is very soapy. You can actually wash your hands by simply rubbing the fruits! It is very easy to grow, also in pots, and can easily take short, light frost so it is suitable for...
This is the WHITE form of Chayote, an edible fruit belonging to the gourd family, native to Mexico. It is a fast-growing sprawling vine that will bear lots of fruits in less than one year.We offer a pack of two large sprouting fruits. These fruits-seeds sprout like coconuts, half-buried. This is the white form.
A fabulous ornamental and useful tree, symbol of tropical beaches. Fruits are reminiscent of traditional almonds in terms of taste and shape. Its beautiful large leaves contain several flavonoids and they are used as medicines for different purposes. The tree is adaptable and attains 3 to 30 m tall, depending on conditions. Leaves fall in winter and turn...
Airplant from cool areas in South America, experiencing frosts. This grey leaved Tillandsia branches prolifically and grow downwards, forming a cascade of fine grey leaves. It can be grown epiphytically, even hanging from a wire. We offer a branched plant
A moss-like plant not related to mosses at all. Spanish Moss grows on trees in America, with no roots at all. It is Gray when dry and light green when wet, it hangs from tree branches and grows easily. This "Air Plant" can take short freezes to about -6 C.
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