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.
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.
Aquatic aroid from Madagascar and E Africa. It is a magnificent ornamental plant for tropical and subtropical ponds. It is very easy to grow. People in colder countries can overwintered it in a bucket, but it can also be kept in a large bucket for years.
This is the real vanilla for your kitchen. It is a climbing orchid that can eventually bloom and set fruits holding the fabulous aroma. The plant is quite ornamental with opposite, regular leaves. Grows in dappled su
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