Tree & Shrub Seeds

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  1. ALBIZIA LEBBECK

    This attractive deciduous tree with a rounded, spreading crown and pale bark produces showy, fragrant, Mimosa-like, cream or yellowish-white flowers with numerous long stamens, which open in rounded clusters near the stem tips. Impressive, long, flat linear pods, persist after leaf-fall, the local name "Woman's tongues" referring to the sound the seeds make as they rattle inside the pods. In ancient Tamil culture, the flowers were made into a crown and were used to welcome home victorious soldiers. In traditional medicine, it is also psychoactive and an astringent and is also used by some cultures to treat boils, coughs, to treat the eye, influenza, gingivitis, lung problems, pectoral problems, and is used as a tonic. ... Learn More

    $3.74

  2. ANDEAN CHOICE SHRUBS

    You will rarely see these plants offered never mind the seeds! A selection of very exotic shrubs to delight you as you grow old. Fresh seed collected in Central and Southern Chile. Includes coliguaya, cordia, flourensia, greigia, ugni and others. Comprehensive list included with seeds. ... Learn More

    $3.81

  3. APPLE 'SUMMER GOLD'

    Delicious golden apples harvested in the heart of Devon. Important, you will not grow identical apples to these from these seeds, as fruits produced will vary greatly, but you may get a lovely new cultivar as new varieties are produced by growing large numbers of seedlings and choosing the best! ... Learn More

    $3.81

  4. ARAUCARIA ARAUCANA

    Leathery, spine-tipped leaves clad long spidery branches, which are geometrically arrayed around the trunk like spokes of a cartwheel. One level is produced each year enabling the age of the tree to be easily calculated. When mature this is one of the most handsome, graceful and noble of all the world's trees. Freshly-collected, refrigerated seed is offered, which must be sown on receipt. Very few seeds available after poor weather affected the production of viable seed. ... Learn More

    $5.68

  5. ARBUTUS UNEDO

    This slow-growing evergreen tree produces racemes of fragrant Lily of the Valley-like flowers, and in late autumn, strikingly attractive, edible, strawberry-like fruits. It prefers a sheltered spot to actually produce the ripe fruits but is hardy otherwise. ... Learn More

    $4.13

  6. ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA URSI

    In spring, this delightful, woody, low ground-cover shrub has sprays of attractive, pink-tipped white flowers which eventually produce red berries. Growing up to 30 cm high, it has small, evergreen, shiny, thick leaves which remain for up to 3 years before falling, and are alternately arranged on the stems which turn red if the plant is in full sun. It is circumpolar, being widespread in northern latitudes, but is usually confined to high altitudes further south. ... Learn More

    $3.81

  7. ARDISIA MACROCARPA

    The "Himalayan Coralberry" is a cool growing compact bush from the eastern Himalayas bearing dark green leaves with undulate margins. Profuse, star-shaped, white to pale pink flowers in early summer produce many berries in autumn and throughout winter and early spring, which remain on the plant giving it a very decorative look, making it ideal for growing as a pot plant for indoors, although it can stand mild frosts. Though not usually grown as a fruit crop, the berries, which have have a mild sweet taste, are edible and children are very fond of them. ... Learn More

    $3.48

  8. ARONIA MELANOCARPA

    This attractive American woody shrub grows most attractive white flowers with prominent pink anthers, amongst gleaming, shiny leaves, later producing large pendulous clusters of juicy black berries with very few seeds. Being resistant to all manner of plant diseases, it is an extraordinary medicine plant which has been further developed in Poland and has an incredible array of health qualities, deserving a far higher recognition. The native Americans used it to prepare pemmican (dried meat). It has a higher concentration of vitamin C than blackcurrants, but it also contains a host of other valuable substances, especially xanthocyanins as antioxidants,(allegedly a highest proportion than any other known plant) polyphenols, bioflavonoids, and tannins. It is a very hardy and vigorous plant and can survive most conditions. Very few seeds collected. ... Learn More

    $5.10

  9. AZALEA EXBURY HYBRIDS

    These seeds were collected from our own twenty year old plants which were originally grown from seeds collected from the famous Exbury Gardens. Colours come in all shades from pale lemon to deepest red, and every flower is dripping with heady perfume in spring and early summer. ... Learn More

    $4.45

  10. BACCHARIS 'SEA-FOAM'

    Collected on our 1994 Chile Expedition (RB94142) and new to cultivation is this dwarf South American equivalent to a New Zealand olearia. A compact evergreen shrublet bearing neat, diminutive, toothed leathery leaves. In July countless small 'shaving-brush' flowers smother its dome, before they become 'snowballs', turning the entire plant white. No-one will guess what this is! ... Learn More

    $3.74

  11. BAOBAB TREE (ADANSONIA DIGITATA)

    The legendary 'Upside-Down-Tree' (Adamsonia digitata) makes an intriguing, long-lived bonsai or conservatory plant and is easily grown from seed. In the wild this tree is a valuable food commodity, the huge sausage fruits being the source of cream of tartar. ... Learn More

    $4.13

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    BAUHINIA MONANDRA

    Exotic, red-tongued, pale pink orchid-like flowers burst open amidst deeply-lobed leaves. One of the most beautiful flowering trees in existence, it is native to Madagascar, but naturalised widely in the southern hemisphere, where it excels in a warm climate in well-drained soil, but elsewhere also make a perfect conservatory or warm glasshouse plant. ... Learn More

    $4.13

  13. BAUHINIA PURPUREA

    This relatively compact but quite fast-growing oriental-looking tree bears extremely beautiful, fragrant, pink, five petalled orchid-like flowers. The branches are clad with large, deeply two-lobed leaves. Native to South China and south east Asia, it thrives outdoors in such places as Hawaii, coastal California, southern Texas, and Florida. Although the tree can stand a small amount of frost it will also do well in a conservatory. Very easy to grow from seed, in traditional medicine systems it is often used to treat various disease. ... Learn More

    $3.81

  14. BAUHINIA VARIEGATA

    One of the world's most gorgeous and desirable trees bearing clusters of large, sweetly-scented, magenta or pink, orchid-like flowers, which are variegated with a striking yellow flash, and open in great profusion. The branches are clad with large, deeply two-lobed leaves. Although the tree can stand a significant amount of frost it will do best in warm countries or a conservatory. ... Learn More

    $4.13

  15. BERBERIS HYPOKERINA

    A rare and unusual small shrub bearing unusually large, thick, shiny, holly-like leaves and masses of yellow flowers in spring, followed later by shiny black berries. ... Learn More

    $3.03

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