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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. Regular variety is fast growing matte leaves, while the glossy leaved variety have shiny leaves, much slower growing, more fragrant.

We have regular and Glossy leaved varieties.

PREORDER Glossy CURRY LEAF PLANTS NOW FOR SHIPMENT BY MID JUNE! 

 

We are sorry to inform you t.hat 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: 1500
Price:   $13.95 
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Piper betel plant "Paan Leaf" - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER - Product Image
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Piper betel plant "Paan Leaf" - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

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. 

PREORDER NOW FOR MID-JULY SHIPMENT

 

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: 1530
Price:   $12.95 
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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).

YOU MAY PREORDER THIS PLANT NOW AND IT WILL BE SHIPPED BY EARLY TO MID-MAY.

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. 

 

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: 1560
Price:   $10.00 
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Black Pepper Plant

Piper nigrum

Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit, known as a peppercorn when dried, is dark red when fully mature and contains a single seed. Black pepper is the world's most ubiquitous and traded spice, and is found and used in cuisines all around the world.

Keep plant in partial shade since it cannot stand direct sunlight.  Give it plenty of water, however make sure that the pot drains well, since the plant is prone to root rot.  It also prefers high humidity and hot temperatures.  The pepper fruit is harvested before maturity and dried in the hot sun. After drying it becomes wrinkled and black. 

 

 

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: 1520
Price:   $13.95 
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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: 1550
Price:   $6.00 
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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.

 

 

Tips:

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

 


SKU: 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.  

 

 

 

Zone map pomegranate 


SKU: 1795
Price:   $14.95 
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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.  

 

 

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: 1400
Sale Price:   $22.95  Regular Price: $25.95  
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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: 1700
Sale Price:   $25.95  Regular Price: $25.95  
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Peppermint Plant

Peppermint is known as pudina in India.

Mint is an essential ingredient in many Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine and is popularly mixed with natural plain yogurt to make a 'raita' or brewed with tea to make the famous Indian 'Pudina Chai'. It can also be used in making pudina chutney, pudina paratha, and pudina pulao. 

Pudina is loaded with antioxidants and phytonurients and hence helps keep stomach cramps and acidity at bay. 


- Crushed mint leaves helps in whitening teeth and combat bad breath.

We have garden ready plants for sale. 


We recommend planting mint plants in containers or they can overgrow your garden plot.


SKU: 1750
Sale Price:   $5.00  Regular Price: $7.50  
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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. 

 

 

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: 1710
Price:   $10.95 
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Turmeric -3 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: 1690
Price:   $5.99 
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