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Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean

Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean
💛💜♥️ Three top tropical trees - from the legends of Caribbean. Yellow Poinciana, Jacaranda, and Royal Poinciana: three happy colors of the Tropics.

While traveling through the vibrant and diverse Caribbean, we acquired three exquisite local paintings rendered on jacaranda wood plates and a calabash. These pieces of art celebrate the three most spectacular and revered flowering trees of the Tropics:
  1. Yellow Poinciana, with its bright golden blossoms, associated with joy and sunlight, symbolizing the warmth of the Caribbean spirit💛
  2. Jacaranda, known for its striking lavender-blue flowers, is a symbol of wisdom and rebirth, blooming in a breathtaking display that signals the change of seasons 💜
  3. Royal Poinciana, that we mentioned earlier, with its fiery red and orange flowers, is a symbol of passion and energy, referred to as the "Flamboyant" tree due to its bold and dramatic appearance ♥️


  4. Get them now while we have them. No need to go too far into Caribbean!

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ow you have seen everything: multi-grafted Adenium with different colors of flowers on the same plant!

🌸 Now you have seen everything: multi-grafted Adenium with different colors of flowers on the same plant!

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Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina!

Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina! Why did she say its a dog poo? Its a beauty from Argentina!
💩 💃 Why did she say it's a dog poo? It's a beauty from Argentina!

  • 🌸 This remarkable caudiciform Morning Glory - Ipomoea platensis - is native to arid regions of Argentina.

  • 🌸 This is a showy flowering vine growing from a large caudex! The caudex can be of some weird shapes and forms. Some old lady once said "it's a dog poo plant!"

  • 🌸 Similar to Desert roses (Adeniums), it grows caudex for water storage to survive extended drought periods.

  • 🌸 Caudex grows over 2 ft! Vines reach over 12 ft, covered with beautiful bell-shaped pink flowers.

  • 🌸 Can be kept as a bonsai in a pot, easy to control as a container specimen with trellis or pruning.

  • 🌸 Although it doesn't mind dry conditions, the plant benefits from regular watering and good drainage, then it grows fast.

  • 🌸 This is one of our favorite plants, easy to grow, makes a great conversation piece. It is a perfect for bonsai


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Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles!

Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles! Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles! Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles! Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles! Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are candles!
🥒 Why cucumbers grow on a tree? Because they are "candles"! 🕯

  • 🕯 This bizarre tree is a conversation piece and every plant collector should have one!

  • 🕯 Parmentiera edulis - Candle Tree, or Guahalote - is a highly ornamental tree with interesting leaves, pretty cream flowers and...ready?

  • 🕯One foot long fruits resembling a greenish-yellow cucumbers or candles that hang off the tree!

  • 🕯Juicy fruit is edible and has a sweet flavor similar to sugar cane. Eaten raw or cooked; used to make pickles or preserves

  • 🕯The fruit is a remedy for colds; roots used as a diuretic.

  • 🕯Easy to grow and not fussy about conditions. Cold tolerant to light frost.


🎥 10 Plants That Will Make You Happy. Plant #2: Candle Tree.

🛒Get your own Candle Tree

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What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own

 What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own  What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own
🐲 What does a dragon taste like? Does Dragon Fruit come from a monster cactus? Learn why you need to grow your own. 🌵

  • 🔴 You may have tried a Dragon fruit from the store l, but do you know how it grows? On a cactus tree!

  • 🔴 Names: varieties of Hylocereus and Selenicereus - these fruit bearing cactus plants are also called Dragon Fruit or Pitaya.

  • 🔴 Commercially grown fruit sold in a grocery store may be tasteless. You need to grow your own good variety to have tasty, sweet, flavorful fruit!

  • 🔴 Dragon fruit comes in many varieties. Colors of flesh differ: white, pink, dark red and even purple. The outside of the fruit can be red/pink or yellow.

  • 🔴 In commercial groves, Pitayas grow like cactus trees, over a strong support - big "umbrella frames" ☂️

  • 🔴 It is an easy plant, with low water needs, takes both sun and semi-shade.

  • 🔴 Our favorite variety is Yellow Dragon Fruit Palora, (Selenicereus megalanthus). It is the sweetest and has the most flavor of all. We shared some recipes earlier.

  • 🔴 Can be grown in container with a wooden trellis. And the flower is beautiful, too!🪷


📚 Learn more about Dragon Fruit
🍹 Recipe: What to do with a Dragon fruit?

🛒Grow your own Tasty Dragon Fruits

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Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter

 Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter  Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter  Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter  Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter  Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter  Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter
🥜 Why nuts? We are not nuts! But we taste like peanut butter... Craving a Nutty Surprise? Meet the Delectable Peanut Butter Tree!

  • 🔴 Bunchosia argentea, commonly known as the Peanut Butter Tree, earns its name from its fleshy fruits that boast a delightful peanut butter flavor - how cool is that?

  • 🔴 This attractive small tree dazzles with clusters of yellow flowers, followed by an abundance of dark red fruit with rich, sweet flesh reminiscent of peanut butter.

  • 🔴 Loved by both kids and adults, this exotic fruit is as fascinating as the Miracle fruit, making it a rare gem in cultivation.

  • 🔴 Compact in size, small tree reaching only 10-15 ft or kept as a bush, it's a perfect choice for limited spaces.

  • 🔴 Can thrive indoors, starting to fruit within just 2-3 years from seed.


🛒 Get your own Peanut Butter Tree

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Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory

Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory
🔥 Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory.

🧡 Colvillea racemosa, also known as Colvilles Glory, is a stunning specimen tree renowned for its vibrant orange flowers that bloom in fall.

  • 🟠 Fast growing tree able to reach heights of 30-50 ft

  • 🟠 Striking addition to any landscape where you need to grow a tree quickly.

  • 🟠 Fern-like foliage that may shed in cooler winters offers a captivating display with its long inflorescences and bright yellow stamens.

  • 🟠 Drought-tolerant and resistant to pests.

  • 🟠 Easy-to-care-for and relatively cold hardy.


🛒 Add some color to your garden with Colvilles Glory

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Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory

Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory
🔥 Fire on top of the tree! What is it bursting with orange brilliance? Meet Colvilles Glory.

🧡 Colvillea racemosa, also known as Colvilles Glory, is a stunning specimen tree renowned for its vibrant orange flowers that bloom in fall.

  • 🟠 Fast growing tree able to reach heights of 30-50 ft

  • 🟠 Striking addition to any landscape where you need to grow a tree quickly.

  • 🟠 Fern-like foliage that may shed in cooler winters offers a captivating display with its long inflorescences and bright yellow stamens.

  • 🟠 Drought-tolerant and resistant to pests.

  • 🟠 Easy-to-care-for and relatively cold hardy.


🛒 Add some color to your garden with Colvilles Glory

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What is Jaboticaba? I like the sound of this word!

🍇 What is Jaboticaba? I like the sound of this word! 😁

Jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora) is the most popular native fruit of Brazil that famous Brazilian Vine La Vino Tinto is made of!🍷

  • 🟣 Grape-like purple fruit with a thick skin and delicious melting pulp somewhat resembling Northern Black Currant in flavor.

  • 🟣 Trees grow very slowly and due to small leaves and dwarfish growth habit are often used as bonsai. Some old bonsai specimens can fruit.

  • 🟣 Larger specimens are very valuable because it takes Jaboticaba up to 7 years from seed to start fruiting.

  • 🟣 Similar to Mamey, Jaboticaba has cauliflorous fruit - that grow on main stems or woody trunks.

  • 🟣 Jaboticaba is relatively cold hardy, mature trees are taking down to 23 F for short periods without serious damage.


🎥 Video about a mail ordered Jaboticaba tree.

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What is Jaboticaba? It sounds so cool!

 What is Jaboticaba? It sounds so cool!  What is Jaboticaba? It sounds so cool!  What is Jaboticaba? It sounds so cool!
🍇 What is Jaboticaba? It sounds so cool!

Jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora) is the most popular native fruit of Brazil that famous Brazilian Vine La Vino Tinto is made of!🍷

  • 🟣 Grape-like purple fruit with a thick skin and delicious melting pulp somewhat resembling Northern Black Currant in flavor.

  • 🟣 Trees grow very slowly and due to small leaves and dwarfish growth habit are often used as bonsai. Some old bonsai specimens can fruit.

  • 🟣 Larger specimens are very valuable because it takes Jaboticaba up to 7 years from seed to start fruiting.

  • 🟣 Similar to Mamey, Jaboticaba has cauliflorous fruit - that grow on main stems or woody trunks.

  • 🟣 Jaboticaba is relatively cold hardy, mature trees are taking down to 23 F for short periods without serious damage.


🎥 Video about a mail ordered Jaboticaba tree.

🛒 Shop Jaboticaba trees

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