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Chrysophyllum cainito Blanco - Star Apple Hipolito (White Fruit)

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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Caimito, Star Apple - Variety with white pulp fruit, better quality than more common purple variety. Hard to find exotic fruit tree. It is a favorite in the Caribbean and Central America as well as Southeast Asia. The fruit has a mild grape-like flavor, and is best eaten fresh. Inside the fruit looks like a star when cut across.
This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
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Grown in 10"/3gal pot

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Cinnamomum aromaticum - Cassia Cinnamon

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical 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.Spice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cassia cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon. This variety of cinnamon has elongated leaves which are highly aromatic as much as bark that is used for commercial cinnamon. Leaves are used as tea. Cinnamon is a very popular culinary spice and is also used in candy, gum, incense, toothpaste and perfumes. The oil is used in medicine as a carminative, antiseptic and astringent and source of cinnamon extract. Cold hardy plant to upper 20's F.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Cinnamomum verum) 

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical 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.Spice or herbEdibleFlood tolerant

Cinnamon is a very popular culinary spice and is also used in candy, gum, incense, toothpaste and perfumes. The oil is used in medicine as a carminative, antiseptic and astringent and source of cinnamon extract. Leaves are very fragrant and used as tea.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

7 plants in stock

$72.00

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Clitoria ternatea - Blue Butterfly Pea

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Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple 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, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Butterfly pea, Asian pigeonwings. Perfect vine! Blooms year-round, fast growing, easy, not invasive, controllable, not messy, curious bright blue flower - Clitoris-like flower shape, hence name of the plant. Fast-growing climber with fine foliage, pinnate leaves.
Besides being a great ornamental, this plant has some practical and medicinal value. The seed pods are edible, as well as the flowers. The flowers are used for blue food dye for rice and teas. It is also a nitrogen fixer and helps prevent E-coli.
Grown in 6"/ 1 gal pot

1 Plant in stock
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$32.00

 

Cnidoscolus chayamansa - Maya Spinach Tree

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageIrritatingEthnomedical 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.EdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Maya Spinach Tree, Chaya Col, Kikilchay, Chaykeken - a little known leafy green vegetable. Younger leaves and a bit of the stems are cut and used much like spinach. Leaves are immersed and simmered for 20 minutes and then served with oil or butter. Chaya is a good source of protein, vitamins, calcium, and iron.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

1 plant in stock
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$27.00

 

Cocos nucifera - Coconut palm

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunKeep soil moistPalm or palm-likeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Coconut palm. "Symbol of the tropics", often used as a houseplant. Fast growing palm proven to help clean indoor air of smoke and harmful chemicals. Bares coconuts 12 months a year for fresh coconut milk and copra (dried coconut).
We do not ship coconut palms to CA, TX, AZ, LA!

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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

2 plants in stock

$47.00

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Cocos nucifera - Green Malayan Dwarf Coconut Palm

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunKeep soil moistPalm or palm-likeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Smallest tree grown in FL, will fruit when there is 5 feet of trunk. This variety is resistant to fungus.
We do not ship coconut palms to CA, TX, AZ, LA!
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Coffea arabica - Coffee, 1 gal pot

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite/off-white 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.Edible

Coffee - the most popular fruit tree suitable for indoors. Shade loving plant, easy to grow, providing regular water.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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$37.00

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Coffea arabica - Coffee, 3 gal pot

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite/off-white 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.Edible

Coffee - the most popular fruit tree suitable for indoors. Shade loving plant, easy to grow, providing regular water.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

4 plants in stock

$52.00

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Coffea arabica - Coffee, large size

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftShadeSemi-shadeKeep soil moistWhite/off-white 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.Edible

Coffee - the most popular fruit tree suitable for indoors. Shade loving plant, easy to grow, providing regular water.
7 gal pot. Please read before ordering. This plant is grown in 7 gal pot, more mature than our standard size plants in 3 gal, has more developed root system, and most of the time thicker trunk and more branches. However actual plant size may vary depending on growing season and on variety. Dwarf varieties are slow growers and may be shorter trees than upright varieties. See a picture showing relative size of plants grown in 3 gal and 7 gal.
You may contact us if tree height matters to you and we will provide you with more exact plant size we have in stock at the time. 7 gal plants may be shipped separately from other items by Ground service due to its large size. See here time in transit (business days, excluding Sat-Sun!)
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Grown in 14"/7 gal pot

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Cola nitida (acuminata) - Cola nut

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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Cola nut, Guru Nut - rare exotic nut tree, extremely popular in the tropics as a caffeine-containing stimulant.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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Colocasia Red-Eyed Gecko

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticRegular waterOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Red-Eyed Gecko is the third to be introduced into this series with it’s chartreuse foliage and deep red eye - like the eye of a Gecko. Bright and sunny, with strong lime green stems, it is a funky Colocasia, very vigorous with colorful stems, and superior foliage in magnificent shades on plants that are just the right size - from 4 to 6 feet tall.
Plant a Gecko in your garden or in a pot for instant color and a superior tropical effect. Keep this one out of hot afternoon sun and you will have a bright, happy beauty all summer long. This is a great plant for contrasting with darker foliage plants and should contrast well with other Colocasias.
Grown in 6-10"/1-3 gal pot

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Colocasia Thailand Giant - Taro Root

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticRegular waterOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Taro is native to South India and Southeast Asia. It is primarily grown as a root vegetable for its edible starchy corm, and as a leaf vegetable. It is a food staple in African, Oceanic and South Indian cultures and is believed to have been one of the earliest cultivated plants. It is known by many local names and often referred to as "elephant ears" when grown as an ornamental plant.
The corms, which have a light purple color due to phenolic pigments, are roasted, baked or boiled, and the natural sugars give a sweet nutty flavor. The starch is easily digestible, and since the grains are fine and small it is often used for baby food. The leaves are a good source of vitamins A and C and contain more protein than the corms.
Grown in 6"/ 1 gal pot

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Dillenia indica - Elephant Apple

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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Elephant Apple, Chulta, Hondapara Tree, Ma-tad. Wonderful exotic looking plant that has it all: very large, unusual toothed leaves, showy fragrant flowers and edible fruit.
The greenish-yellow fruit, which has a thick protective covering, is edible; unripe fruits are cooked to make pickle and chutney. The juicy pulp is aromatic but very acid. Can be used as a ornamental tree. Protect from frost or plant in frost free areas.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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Dillenia philippinensis - Katmon, Philippines Elephant Apple

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white 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.

Katmon, Philippines Elephant Apple. This tropical looking beauty s a favorite tree among Filipino garden enthusiasts. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its fruit is known as elephant apple. The tree is buttress-forming, evergreen, and shade tolerant. The leaves are large, 1-2 ft long, leathery, shining, and coarsely toothed at the margins. Its flowers are white, large, showy, and also very large, up to 1 ft wide, with showy reddish pistils and stamens. The edible fruits are rounded, 2-3" in diameter, with medicinal value. Flowers last only one day, but the plant stays in bloom all summer through fall, with multiple flowers and buds that keep opening every day.
The plant is perfect for container and indoor culture, with showy tropical leaves, beautiful flowers, shade tolerance, and compact growth.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

2 Plants in stock

$52.00

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Diospyros blancoi - Velvet apple

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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Velvet apple, Mabolo. Very beautiful dark red to purple colored fruit with velvet-like skin. Fruit is about the size of an apple, with mildly sweet flavored, somewhat mealy, flesh. Fruits are highly esteemed in some areas, but barely known in most parts of the world. Usually eaten fresh out of hand or used in salads and desserts.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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Diospyros decandra - Gold Apple

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate 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.Edible

Delicious golden color fruit grown in Thailand with a unique flavor and soft texture. Fruit usually divided into 6-8 zones and have a strong fragrant smell and have medicinal value. Ripe fruit market if you know how to eat good food (fruit and squeeze rotate until the flesh becomes soft and then cracked a small slit for the mouth to suck).
It is a popular tree in Vietnam where it is grown in urban areas and close to temples. It is also the provincial tree of Chanthaburi Province, Thailand.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, small plant

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Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote grafted var. Berneker

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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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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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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Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. Australian variety Bernicker (or Bernecker) is a prolific producer of nearly spherical, medium to large fruit, seedless or with very few seeds and of superior quality.
One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Grafted trees will start fruiting this year or next year.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote grafted var. Black Beauty

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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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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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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Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Grafted trees will start fruiting this year or next year.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot, grafted

2 Plants in stock

$57.00

Qty:  

Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote grafted var. Black Beauty, Large size

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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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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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


 Close window
Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Grafted trees will start fruiting this year or next year.
7 gal pot. Please read before ordering. This plant is grown in 7 gal pot, more mature than our standard size plants in 3 gal, has more developed root system, and most of the time thicker trunk and more branches. However actual plant size may vary depending on growing season and on variety. Dwarf varieties are slow growers and may be shorter trees than upright varieties. See a picture showing relative size of plants grown in 3 gal and 7 gal.
You may contact us if tree height matters to you and we will provide you with more exact plant size we have in stock at the time. 7 gal plants may be shipped separately from other items by Ground service due to its large size. See here time in transit (business days, excluding Sat-Sun!)
By clicking here you agree to the sale conditions
Grown in 14"/7 gal pot

2 Plants in stock

$87.00

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Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote grafted var. Reinecke

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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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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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


 Close window
Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Grafted trees will start fruiting this year or next year.
Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

10 Plants in stock

$62.00

Qty:  

Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote grafted var. Willson

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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


 Close window

Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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


 Close window
Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Grafted trees will start fruiting this year or next year.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Diospyros digyna - Black Sapote seedling

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Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

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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Black Sapote, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Black/Chocolate Persimmon. One of the most exotic tropical fruit, sweet black pulp tastes like chocolate pudding. Cold tolerant to light freeze, flood tolerant. Fast growing tree, heavy producer. Seedlings will fruit within 2-3 years.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

2 Plants in stock

$47.00

Qty:  

Diospyros kaki - Persimmon var. Fuyu, Low chill, Grafted, 3 gal pot

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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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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.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Oriental persimmon: looks like tomato, 3" diameter, skin - deep orange, flesh - light orange, very few seeds. Non-astringent, eaten crisp like an apple or soft. Self fertile, orange with light orange flesh. Medium sweet taste. Pest free, hardy attractive, firm, non-astringent. Most popular non-astringent variety in US and Japan.
Non-astringent cultivars have lost their astringency by maturity and can be eaten crisp like an apple or at various stages of softness.
Grown in 10"/3 gal pot, grafted

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Diospyros kaki - Persimmon var. Fuyu, Low chill, Grafted, Large size

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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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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.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Oriental persimmon: looks like tomato, 3" diameter, skin - deep orange, flesh - light orange, very few seeds. Non-astringent, eaten crisp like an apple or soft. Self fertile, orange with light orange flesh. Medium sweet taste. Pest free, hardy attractive, firm, non-astringent. Most popular non-astringent variety in US and Japan.
Non-astringent cultivars have lost their astringency by maturity and can be eaten crisp like an apple or at various stages of softness.
7 gal pot. Please read before ordering. This plant is grown in 7 gal pot, more mature than our standard size plants in 3 gal, has more developed root system, and most of the time thicker trunk and more branches. However actual plant size may vary depending on growing season and on variety. Dwarf varieties are slow growers and may be shorter trees than upright varieties. See a picture showing relative size of plants grown in 3 gal and 7 gal.
You may contact us if tree height matters to you and we will provide you with more exact plant size we have in stock at the time. 7 gal plants may be shipped separately from other items by Ground service due to its large size. See here time in transit (business days, excluding Sat-Sun!)
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Grown in 14"/7 gal pot, grafted

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