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Beautiful exotic fruit that is easy to grow. You won't find these in your local supermarket! Click on the pictures for more details.
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Passion fruit Vine
Passiflora Mollissima
 

Banana Passionfruit

£1.70 for 15 seeds

Usually found in the Andes, Vines usually produce by the second year and can yield up to 300 fruits a vine when in full production. Beautiful red-pink flowers are borne at the ends of a long stalk. Flowers may attract hummingbirds. Fruits can ripen year round.

Passion fruit Vine
Passiflora Quadrangularis
Giant Granadilla

£1.70 for 10 seeds

One of the more beautiful of the passionflowers with its ringed oval white sepals, reddish petals and a centre crown with 5 rows of numerous white and purple rays. The flowers are fragrant. It is a robust climber with winged stems and oval leaves. Known for its very large fruits.

Giant Gooseberry
Physalis Peruviana
Giant Cape Gooseberry

£1.60 for 20 seeds

This native of South America specifically Peru and Chile is larger than the common "ground cherry" with fruit up to 2cm. The delicious yellow fruit grow inside paper-like husks that are easy to peel. They are great dipped in melted chocolate.
Gooseberry
Physalis Pruinosa
Dwarf Cape Gooseberry

£1.60 for 20 seeds

An easy exotic fruit that is cultivated like a tomato. The bright yellow/orange fruit is produced inside papery husks that protect them from pests! Eat raw, dried, preserved or cooked. The tangy tart/sweet flavour creates a wonderful contrast when dipped in dark chocolate. The husk must be removed before eating. Grow two plants for best pollination.
Guava
Psidium Guajava - Beaumont
Guava

£1.70 for 15 seeds

This South American fruit is well known throughout the tropics. It is not fussy on the soil quality, and produces fruit year after year. The fragrant greenish white to white flower, 2.5 cm or more across, bears numerous yellow stamens. The fruits are variable in shape, size and colour being globular, ovoid, or pear shaped from 3 to 15cm in length and the skin may be greenish white, yellowish or pink. Upon ripening, the guava becomes soft and juicy and is an excellent source of C vitamin.

Pomegranate
Punica Granatum Nana
Dwarf Pomegranate

£1.80 for 10 seeds

Very nice little shrub that produces 5-6cm edible pomegranates! These robust shrubs are beautiful in bloom. Will tolerate light frosts - it will behave deciduously.

Lemonade Berry
Rhus Integrifolia
Lemonade Berry

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Bushy shrub, usually to no more than 6m and can spread to 6-8m and can be trained as a hedge. When mature is somewhat hardy and able to survive short frosts but may defoliate in prolonged cold spells. It has pretty white-pink flowers in abundance that produce oblong berries, which ripen from green to yellow, then red. Best of all, the berries can be steeped in water to make a refreshing, lemonade-like drink.

Tzimbalo
Solanum Caripense
Tzimbalo

£1.70 for 10 seeds

This species similar to the Pepino (melon pear), but with smaller rounded fruits of about 2-3 cm wide. Green skin striped in purple, turning cream when fruit is fully ripe. White flesh turns yellow when mature. Tart, sour flavour that improves and gets sweeter with age. Earlier fruiting than the Pepino and easier to grow in cooler climates. Smaller plants, about 40-50 cm high or can crawl. Good ornamental potential with its long trusses of fruits hanging down. Can be grown in pots.

Titty Fruit
Solanum Mammosum
Nipple or Titty Fruit

£1.70 for 10 seeds

This annual to shrubby perennial from the lowlands of Ecuador has spiny stems and leaves and can grow to 1.5m. Its beautiful purple flowers become unusual large orange nipple shaped fruit, 3-6cm long and 3-5cm in diameter. The fruit is poisonous and should not be consumed but has medicinal uses especially in homeopathic remedies.

Pepino
Solanum Muricatum
Pepino Melon Pear

£1.80 for 10 seeds

Not a melon at all, but part of the tomato/potato family, the beautiful purple-striped, egg-shaped fruit of the Pepino Melon is mild and sweet with a flavour reminiscent of cantaloupe. Fruits in about 9 months from seed. Grown either as a half-hardy annual or herbaceous perennial - the foliage dies back in frost but the rootstock often resprouts if protected with mulch. You're unlikely to find this one in the supermarkets!.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
   
   
   
   
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