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All our plants will be available for shipping starting in May 2018!  The following culinary plants will be availablefor pre-ordering.   We will be adding more plants as we get closer to spring.

If you order seeds at the same time as the plants the seeds will be shipped right after you place your order.


 

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Curry Leaf Plant

Murraya koenigii 

The aromatic leaves of this plant are used to flavor many Indian dishes much like bay leaves, especially in curries with fish or coconut milk. The original Indian word "Kari" refers to the sauce of these piquant dishes, hence the name curry leaf. Curry leaves are extensively used in Southern India and Sri Lanka, but are also of some importance in Northern India. Together with South Indian immigrants, curry leaves reached Malaysia, South Africa and Réunion island. An easy to raise plant, that needs full sun, grows to 1-3 feet in containers, minimum temperature 55°, blooms in summer. Use a soil mix consisting of 1 part peat moss to 2 parts loam to 1 part sand or perlite. The soil should be allowed to thoroughly dry between waterings.  The plant should be moved indoors during the winter months except in Southern Florida. Water sparingly during the winter months and do not fertilize during these months. 

2 varieties available: Regular and Shiny leaf variety

The  shiny leafed variety has glossy leaves and is more fragrant than the regular variety. 

 

We are sorry to inform you that we can no longer ship plants to California ! 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 


SKU Number: 1500
Price:   $0.00 
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Tindora plant in a pot

Coccinia grandis

Also known as ivy gourd, baby watermelon, little gourd or gentleman's toes, it produces small edible gourds that are prepared in curries or stir fried.Also known as giloda in Gujarati, dondakaya in Telugu, kovakka in Malayalam and Tamil, tondli in Marathi, tondekayi in Kannada, kundru in Hindi.

This plant is a perennial climber with single tendrils and glabrous leaves. The leaves have 5 lobes and are 6.5–8.5 cm long and 7–8 cm wide. Female and male flowers emerge at the axils on the petiole, and have 3 stamens.  In the northern states it is treated as an annual, but can be stored indoors during the winter months.

Sold growing in a 2 1/2" pot.

We cannot ship tindora plants to Hawaii!  

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 

The plants are rooted and has leafy growth, ready for the garden.


SKU Number: 1770P
Price:   $14.95 
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Neem tree sapling

Neem Tree  is in the Mahogany family and is native to Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India. It grows well in tropical and semi-tropical regions. They are grown in the country side through out India. It grows well in tropical and semi-tropical regions. Neem tree is the official tree of the Sindh Province. The fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil which is a highly treasured oil in India. It is now becoming a popular medicine for many skin issues in the US. Neem oil is loaded with nutrients that can help with acne, dry skin, is even said to help with scars, and much more! The flowers have a sweet smell ! Neem Trees can become quite a large tree in a tropical location, up to 75'. It grows best in full to partial sun. It requires average water and fertilizer. It has to be grown in a container and kept trimmed back in non-tropical locations. Temperatures below 40F should be avoided. Full-grown trees can survive to 32F. Hardy to Zone 9 and higher for outdoors.

 

 


SKU Number: 1510
Price:   $15.95 
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Banana Plant - var. Gros Michel

Grow your own Bananas!

Gros Michel also known as "Big Mike" is the variety of banana that was popular in the US before the 1950's.  Gros Michel produces delicious fruit, known for its legendary flavor.

In India, where over forty varieties are cultivated, bananas are an integral part of the culture.  Upon attending an Indian wedding, one may see a banana stalk near the stage symbolizing fertility.  The wedding luncheon is often served on banana leaves in Southern India.

Banana plants love warm fertile soils with consistent moisture. Full sun exposures are best, a long growing season is required to set the flowering stalk and subsequent fruits.  Banana plants do best in tropical and subtropical climates, but can be grown in large containers in the Northern United States.


SKU Number: 1760
Price:   $14.95 
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Piper betel plant "Paan Leaf"- ON SALE!

Related to black pepper, the paan leaf along with betel nut (Areca catechu) is chewed in Southeast Asia. A slow grower in containers, but will grow rampantly in tropical regions and is often planted at the base of trees which it uses for support. The Paan or betel leaf is also used in religious rituals by Hindus. Plants are 4-5" tall.

 

BETELMANIA! BETEL LEAF PLANTS ARE ON SALE NOW!

SAVE $3.00 OR MORE PER PLANT.

 

We are sorry to inform you that we can no longer ship plants to California !

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.

We do not endorse the chewing of Betel nuts.


SKU Number: 1530
Sale Price:   $10.95  Regular Price: $14.95  
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Ajwain leaf (Plectranthus amboinicus)-ON SALE

A tender fleshy perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae with an oregano-like flavor and odor. In India the leaves have many medicinal and ayurvedic applications.

Known as Ajmo or Ajmet in Gujarati, Panikoorka in Malayalam, Vaamaku in Telugu, Doddapatre in Kannada, Pathurchur in Marathi, Patta ajwain in Hindi, and Karpuravalli in Tamil, it is used for treating cold, cough, and fever in infants. In Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh the leaves are dipped in chick pea batter and fried like pakoras(bajjis).

Around the world the names include Cuban oregano, Spanish thyme, Oregano Brujo (Puerto Rico), Indian Borage, Hung chanh (Vietnam), Mexican thyme, Big Thyme (Grenada) and Mexican mint. 

 

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The extract has been used to treat asthma,dyspepsia, chronic coughs,bronchitis,colic,flatulence and rheumatism. The recommended dose is 1 Tablespoon, 4 times a day. Can be infused and drunk like tea. The poultice of leaves can also be applied directly to boils, carbuncles and swelling, and the pure juice has been poured into the ear to treat earaches.

 

Our plants are healthy when shipped. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.


SKU Number: 1560
Sale Price:   $8.00  Regular Price: $10.00  
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Dwarf Pomegranate plant

Punica granatum

The small dwarf pomegranate tree grows in U.S.D.A plant hardiness zones 7 through 11. The tree reaches a height and width of 3 feet and produces attractive red flowers and bright green foliage. Dwarf pomegranate varieties are often used as ornamental features in the home landscape, and they produce edible fruit. 3-4"Plants.

 

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Tips:

  •  Dwarf pomegranates require full sunlight and a well-draining soil for best results.
  • In colder regions grow as a container plant. 

 


SKU Number: 1790
Price:   $14.95 
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Pomegranate Large Red plant

Punica granatum

It thrives almost anywhere in zones 7-10. Adapts to a variety of soils. Resists drought, heat and pests. You can easily grow your pomegranates without chemicals to make your super fruit even healthier. Abundant Producer. An established yard tree can produce 100 pomegranates or more each season. Plenty to store and share. You will be amazed at how much sweeter your tree-ripened fruit will taste. The seeds are highly nutritious and are soft enough to be easily chewed and eaten. Bright orange-red flowers on upright, fount-like branches. Fruit ripens late summer to autumn. 

 

 

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Zone map pomegranate 


SKU Number: 1795
Price:   $14.95 
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Sweet Bay (Bay leaf plant)

(Laurus nobilis) Best known as a seasoning, sweet bay or bay laurel is an evergreen shrub or tree that is native of the Mediterranean area. The dark green leaves are very fragrant, especially when dried. Dried leaves are broken or crumbled into cooking foods and allowed to permeate the dish. The leaves don’t soften much in cooking and are removed before eating. It is a slow growing shrub and can easily be grown in a container. We offer 4" plants. 

 

We are sorry to inform you that we can no longer ship plants to California !  

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement.  Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 


SKU Number: 1710
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Pandan - 'Pandanus amaryllifolius' - ON SALE!

 

Pandan leaves are used in Southeast Asian cooking to add a distinct aroma to rice and curry dishes such as nasi lemak, kaya ('jam') preserves, and desserts such as pandan cake. Kewra is an extract distilled from the pandanus flower, used to flavor drinks and desserts in Indian cuisine. Also, kewra is used in religious worship, and the leaves are used to make hair ornaments worn for their fragrance as well as decorative purpose in western India.

 

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We are sorry to inform you that we can no longer ship plants to California !  

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.


SKU Number: 1700
Sale Price:   $21.95  Regular Price: $25.95  
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Kaffir Lime Plant

Citrus hystrix 

The Kaffir lime tree is one of the most aromatic of all herbs and a wonderful addition to many Thai and Southeast-Asian soups, curries, and stir-fries. This dwarf citrus tree, can grow up to 5 feet tall, and can be grown outdoors (year round in zones 9-10), it is best suited for indoors in the rest of the country.

In addition, health benefits of kaffir lime include its ability to promote oral health, detoxify the blood, boost skin health, improve digestion, ward off insects, lower inflammation, aid the immune system, reduce stress, and the juice can be applied to the scalp to strengthen the follicles of the hair.

Kaffir limes prefer full sun in moist, well-drained soil. If grown indoors, keep near a sunny window. The Kaffir lime tree appreciates water and somewhat humid conditions during the growing season. Keep in mind, however, that this tree is prone to root rot if kept too wet, so allow the soil to dry out some between waterings.

In Southeast Asia, where the fruit originates, it’s called Makrut.  

We are sorry to inform you that we can no longer ship plants to California !  

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA. 


SKU Number: 1400
Sale Price:   $23.95  Regular Price: $25.95  
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Arbi plants- Colocasia esculenta

Also known as Elephants ears, taro, Dasheen(Caribbean), Chembu (Malayalam), kalo (Hawaii). The bulb is consumed by many of the world's peoples. It can be eaten as a starchy vegetable, and the leaves (referred to as Patra in Gujarat) are also eaten as a green vegetable. In some parts of the Caribbean the leaves are referred to as Calalloo, while in other parts it is the leaf of the Amaranthus that bears this name. The Hawaiians make poi with the roots and even feel this plant was the original ancestor of the Hawaiian people. Deep Purplish leaves.

 

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How supplied: Plant growing in 2.5" pot.


SKU Number: 1570P
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Turmeric -2 Rhizomes

(Curcuma longa)

Each rhizome is sprouted and ready to plant.  Once planted it will grow into a broad leaved turmeric plant.  They will multiply underground and form more rhizhomes.  When the leaves dry and die the rhizomes can be harvested, dried and powdered into turmeric powder or used like ginger root peeled, and cut into match sticks, cubes or coins and added to food or smoothies.

Turmeric has many medicinal uses and is being sold as an herbal supplement. The following are some of the known benefits:

Turmeric is a natural painkiller and Cox-2 inhibitor. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

 


SKU Number: 1690
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