Canavalia ensiformis “Jackbean”
CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE. Increasingly popular edible climber bearing long pendant green beans. ?Sometimes ripened seeds used as a coffee substitute. ?Also called Chickasaw Lima bean. ?Tropical.
HABANERO “Chile Pepper”
Comes from the Amazon. The fruit has a fruity citrus flavor and is a popular ingredient in hot sauces and spicy foods. In 1999 it was called the worlds hottest but has since been replaced by a number of others.
MORINGA oleifera “Horseradish tree”
For warm zones. ?A fast growing 30′ tropical tree from India so named for its bitter tasting roots. ?Attractive lacy foliage covers this much branched tree with its fruits appearing as long seed pods. ?This drought resistant tree can be grown in many warm zones worldwide and has become increasingly popular as a vegetable. ( both leaves and seeds ), and as an additive to some edibles such as breads, pasta, and porridge. ?As a healthy food choice, it is recognized to have 46 types of antioxidants. ?Many uses continue to be found and its oil has become a desirable health product plus some medical uses. 10 seeds per packet.
PUNICA granatum “Pomegranate”
Known for its large red fruits that contain hundreds of small capsules of juicy pulp. ?It has long been recognized as a valuable health fruit and more recently recognized as an antioxidant. ?The large demand for Pomegranate juice can be seen on the shelves of your supermarket.
It is a handsome shrubby tree to 18′ and is hardy to 16 degrees F. ( Washington DC & Virginia ). Fruits can occur within 4 years. Produces large quantities of beautiful red flowers. Although it thrives in warmer zones, it can be grown in northern greenhouse or may be grown in a container for summer and brought in doors in the cold months. A long lived tree – 100 years or more.