This species resembles P. lamerii to some extent but the trunk is a metallic grey and when grown in full sun the mid rib of the leaves become a handsome bright pink. The needle covered trunk is topped by thin grey-green leaves. The flowers are white. 12 seeds per packet.
Known as “Madagascar palm” this popular upright species is covered with sharp spines and topped with long green, strap-like leaves that encircle it s apex. Arid/tropical. Will branch with age. Flowers are red with white throat. 12 seeds per packet.
PANAX quinquefolius “Ginseng”
Fresh seeds will be ready on May 16. Can be grown outdoors in the eastern half of the U.S. in well drained slopes that face north or east in humus rich soil that is porous. The most desirable roots are those that are old, odd shaped and forked, study with tapering. 9 ? 10 years of growing is the normal time before harvesting roots. Seeds may appear in 4 years. Leaves at first look are similar to strawberry.13 seeds per packet.
PARKINSONIA aculeata “Jerusalem thorn”
Ornamental tree with fern like foliage, spined branches and sweet scented small yellow flowers in racemes. Popular landscape tree. Sub tropic. Plant at 3/4″ depth using well draining soil. Keep warm, damp and in bright light. Do not keep wet.
PARMENTIERA aculeata “Cucumber tree”
This short tropical tree develops large white flowers, green with some purple markings that are borne directly on the trunk and branches. They are soon followed by 8″ cucumber – like fruits which can be eaten raw, cooked or roasted. ( seeds are very small )
PASSIFLORA caerula “Blue passion flower”
This is probably the best known of the 500 different Passion flowers. It s greenish-white floweThis is probably the best known of the 500 different Passion flowers. It s greenish-white flower petals are covered with numerous blue, white and purple rays of the corola. The leaves are deeply five lobed. Plant at 1/2″ depth using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, damp, and in filtered sunlight with high humidity. Do not keep wet. Fertilize monthly. 9 seeds per packet.r petals are covered with numerous blue, white and purple rays of the corola.
PASSIFLORA edulis “Passion fruit vine”
May be trellised or used as a hanging plant. Attractive lobed leaves. The flowers are white in the center with purple petals. The edible fruits may be brown or purple. One of the best known passiflora worldwide mainly because of its tasty fruit and it is one of the easiest to grow. Plant at 1/2″ depth using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, lightly moist and in bright light with high humidity. Do not keep wet. 9 seeds per packet.
PASSIFLORA edulis flavicarpa
The white sepals and petals are almost completely covered with its undulating corona. The center of the corona is a very dark purple. This passiflora is often used as understock and can tolerate coolness better than most others. It produces edible yellow skinned fruits. Plant at 1/2″ depth using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, lightly moist and in filtered sunlight with high humidity. 9 seeds per packet.
PASSIFLORA ligularis “Sweet Grenadilla”
From Mexico to Bolivia, this passiflora is cultivated for its sweet yellow to purplish fruits. Vining to 14′ with leaves broadly ovate to 6″ with 4″ flowers greenish white with petals white or tinged pink.
We are offering a generous mixture of Passifora seeds of at least 6 different types. Our packet size contains at least 10 seeds and often more. ( The photo shown is the Passiflora caerula }. Plant at a depth of 1/2″ using well draining soil mixture. Keep warm, damp, and in filtered sunlight with high humidity. Do not keep wet. Fertilize weekly.