We produce a wide variety of rare tropical fruit trees, and offer seedlings, as well as superior varieties propagated by grafting, cuttings and airlayers. Please check back, as we are continually adding new items.
The trees on this page are specially propagated in soiless mix to meet quarantine regulations of California, Arizona, Texas and Louisiana, but can be shipped anywhere else too. They are shipped in the pot or growbag, so don't experience any transplant shock. Please contact us for custom propagation of anything you don't see here. Prices do not include shipping (shipping information).
Artocarpus camansi (seeded breadfruit)
Also known as breadnut, they are primarily grown for the delicious, high protein seeds, which are eaten boiled or roasted. The immature fruits can also be eaten boiled or roasted. These are seedling trees.
Artocarpus hypargyraeus (kwai muk)
Kwai muk bears abundant, plum-sized fruits that have a sweet, citrusy taste. Reportedly cold hardy to around 26F.
Cinnamomum cassia (cinnamon)
The aromatic bark of this tree is ground to make commercial cinnamon, the leaves are used to make perfumes, and the dried, unripe fruits are used in cooking, similar to cloves.
Eugenia brasiliensis (grumichama or Brazilian cherry)
Grumichama is a delicious, cherry-like fruit that grows on a large bush to small tree. Will fruit in a large pot. Reportedly hardy to 28°F. Propagated by seed.
Eugenia uniflora (pitanga or Surinam cherry)
Pitanga is a delicious, cherry-like fruit that grows on a large bush to small tree. Will fruit in a large pot. Reportedly hardy to 22 F (-5 C). Grafted and seedling trees available.
Eugenia luschnathiana (pitomba)
The pitomba is a large bush or small tree with a delicious golden fruit. Native to Brazil. Will fruit in a large pot. Reportedly hardy to 30 F (-1 C).
Garcinia intermedia (lemon drop mangosteen)
Lemon drop mangosteen is a small tree which bears abundant crops of round, sweet-sour fruits. Very ornamental and will fruit in a pot.
Garcinia sp. (achachairu or Bolivian mangosteen)
Achachairu is a delicious Bolivian fruit that some people prefer to the purple mangosteen. It has been called G. brasiliensis and G. laterifolia, but the correct species name is still undetermined. Fruits well in deep shade.
Garcinia xanthochymus (yellow mangosteen)
Yellow mangosteen is very productive and beautiful in fruit. The fruits are sour, and are used in juices, sauces and chutneys. Can also be used as a rootstock for purple mangosteen. These are seedling trees.
Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan)
Rambutan is one of the most delicious fruits of South East Asia. Covered with exotic looking hairs (spinterns), rambutan fruits may be red, orange or yellow. The pulp is sweet and juicy. Seedlings and grafted varieties available.
Plinia glomerata (cabelluda or yellow jaboticaba)
Cabelluda is a large multibranched shrub that grows and fruits well in full sun or shade. The fruits are sweet and aromatic, with a flavor similar to apricot. Reportedly cold tolerant to 27F (-3C). Fruits from March through May.
Theobroma cacao (cocoa)
This is the fruit that chocolate is made of!!! Shade and moisture loving tropical tree which flowers and fruits right on the trunk and branches. Large purple seeds are surrounded by a delicious sweet-sour pulp. The seeds are fermented, roasted and ground to make chocolate. Different varieties have small yellow fruits, medium red fruits, large rounded orange-red fruits, or long ribbed yellow fruits.
Theobroma grandiflorum (cupuassu)
This is the exotic relative of the cacao (chocolate) tree!!! Shade and moisture loving tropical tree. The seeds are fermented, roasted and ground to make exotic chocolate-like "cupulate", and the aromatic sour pulp surrounding the seeds us used to make delicious tropical juices.
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