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Zamia furfuracea - seeds

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Can be used for bonsaiSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-likeSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Cardboard palm. It is a great houseplant tough enough to survive occasional neglect and harsh indoor environments. With it beautiful shape, exotic looking cones and instinct for survival, cardboard palm is one of favorite house plants or garden specimens.
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Per pack: 6 large seeds

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$3.95

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Zantedeschia aethiopica - seeds

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Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersIrritating

Calla Lily. Zantedeschia aethiopica is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant with beautiful waxy white flowers so popular as cut flowers. It is evergreen where rainfall and temperatures are adequate, deciduous where there is a dry season.
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Zingiber (Elettaria) cardamomum - Cardamom

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Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantDeciduousSpice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cardamom is a principal ingredient in curry powders, and is used to flavor confectioneries, liqueurs and chewing gums. This South Indian perennial is popularly grown for use in Indian and Asian Cuisine. The seeds are dried (and often crushed) for adding unique flavor to meals and curries. This plant is cold sensitive, requires moist soil and will grow best in a shady warm location. Cardamom makes an attractive addition to the subZingiber tropical landscape.
Grown in 6" pot

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Zingiber (Elettaria) cardamomum, Cardamom - seeds

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Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantDeciduousSpice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cardamom is a principal ingredient in curry powders, and is used to flavor confectioneries, liqueurs and chewing gums. This South Indian perennial is popularly grown for use in Indian and Asian Cuisine. The seeds are dried (and often crushed) for adding unique flavor to meals and curries. This plant is cold sensitive, requires moist soil and will grow best in a shady warm location. Cardamom makes an attractive addition to the subZingiber tropical landscape.
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Per pack: 6 seeds

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Zingiber officinale - Spice Ginger

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Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousSpice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Spice Ginger, Cooking Ginger - Plant this ginger in the garden to produce your own fresh ginger. This plant is deciduous, leaves die back in winter and grow back in spring.
Rhizome. See how to plant a rhizome.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

7 Plants in stock

$19.95

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Zingiber rubens - seeds

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Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersSpice or herb

Bengal Ginger. Origin: India. Bright red flowering cones bloom at ground level and even partially below the soil. Each scale produces a single inch-wide red flower with a creamy colored lip marked in red. Winter dormant. Rhizomes remain underground through winter. The seed capsules are used in India as a spice.
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Zingiber Zerumbet - Pine Cone Ginger, Shampoo Ginger

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Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Pine cone ginger, Shampoo Ginger. All parts of this ginger are spicy fragrant. The cone shaped flowers are long lasting and useful for cut flower arrangements. This plant is most widely known around the world as the Shampoo Ginger for the milky substance in the cones, and it is in fact used as a shampoo in Asia and Hawaii, and as an ingredient in several commercial shampoos.
Pinecone ginger is considered a canoe plant, that is, a plant introduced throughout the Pacific by the ancient Polynesian settlers.
Rhizome. See how to plant a rhizome.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Ziziphus hybrid - Jujube Thornless var. Taiwan

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Thornless variety Taiwan. The thornless Indian jujube, sweet and it is crisp like an apple. Indian Jujube, Chinese Date - The fruits have medicinal use and are considered to be cooling and tonic. Grafted
What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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These small acid fruits are liked by children as well as by adults. A small spreading tree, with drooping branches grows readily and quickly on poor ground. Even moderately saline soils are tolerated. The tree will thrive without any special care. All parts of the plant have medicinal uses. Jujube is widely cultivated China and India. The Chinese have been growing and eating jujubes for more than four thousand years and have more jujube trees than any other type of fruit tree.
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

6 Plants in stock

$49.95

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Ziziphus mauritana (jujuba) - seeds

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Indian Jujube, Chinese Date - The fruits have medicinal use and are considered to be cooling and tonic. These small acid fruits are liked by children as well as by adults. A small spreading tree, with drooping branches grows readily and quickly on poor ground. Even moderately saline soils are tolerated. The tree will thrive without any special care. All parts of the plant have medicinal uses.
Soak seeds for 2 days, changing water daily. Plant 1" deep, keep warm and damp. Slow germinating.
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Ziziphus mucronata - seeds

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

One of the most widespread of South Africa's tree species. The glossy, drooping leaves are conspicuously three-veined from the base. The branches are usually covered with stipular spines, one curved and one straight. Inconspicuous yellowish flowers are borne in clusters and produce abundant nectar that attract many insects, especially bees. The roundish fruits are russet-colored when mature and contain a dry meal-like pulp. During the Anglo-Boer War, the seeds were ground and the powder used as a coffee substitute. It is a very rewarding garden tree, growing well in any climate but a cold, wet one. It is drought and frost resistant and is a good choice for gardens where little else can grow.
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Per pack: 6 large seeds

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$4.95

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Zombia antillarum - Zombie Palm

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPalm or palm-likeThorny or spinyUltra tropical, min. temperature 55FSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Extremely rare collectible palm that is hard to find. A medium sized, clumping fan palm. Has a woven like mat of fibres, with downward pointing spines on the trunk. very exotic and impressive look. This palm can be a centerpiece of your plant collection! It is very slow growing. The plants we have in stock are nice developed size.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

8 Plants in stock

$54.95

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