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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. 

Plants are 3-4 inches tall 

 

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:   $13.95 
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Wiri wiri Pepper LIVE plants

For our customers from Guyana and other adventurous gardeners, we are pleased to carry live plants of the "Wiri wiri" Pepper. A type of Capsicum frutescens found in the Carribean these tiny pepper rivals habanero in heat. Excellent for salsas, and curries.
SKU Number: 1720
Price:   $4.00 
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Tindora Cutting

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 cuttings to Hawaii!  We can ship the cuttings 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. 

Available as stem cuttings which can be rooted easily when planted in sterile, moist potting soil immediately after receipt. 


SKU Number: 1770
Price:   $8.95 
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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"

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 3-4" tall.

 

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
Price:   $14.95 
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Ram Tulsi Plant-Green Holy Basil

The tulsi (tulasi) or holy basil is a symbolic plant in the Hindu religious tradition and is worshipped in the morning and evening by devotees. In India a Tulsi plant is a must in every courtyard. Besides , it is used in Ayurvedic medicine and is known to have many medicinal benefits.

 

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: 1540
Price:   $6.00 
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Krishna or Shyam Tulsi Plant

A red variation of Ocimum sanctum. Red Holy Basil or Shyam Tulsi is a symbolic plant in the Hindu religious tradition and is worshipped in the morning and evening by devotees. In India a Tulsi plant is a must in every courtyard. Besides , it is used in Ayurvedic medicine and is known to have many medicinal benefits. We cannot ship plants outside the U.S.

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: 1550
Price:   $6.00 
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Ajwain leaf (Plectranthus amboinicus)

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. 

 

Preorders will start shipping out in early May ! 

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

 

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
Price:   $10.00 
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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
Price:   $9.95 
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Pandan - 'Pandanus amaryllifolius' - Product Image
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Pandan - 'Pandanus amaryllifolius'

 

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.

 

 

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
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.

 

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

 

How supplied: Plant growing in 2.5" pot.


SKU Number: 1570P
Price:   $5.95 
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