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Sauropus androgynus - Katuk, Tropical Asparagus

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous 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.Edible

Katuk, Tropical Asparagus. Delicious young shoots! It is one of the most popular leaf vegetables in South Asia and Southeast Asia and is notable for high yields and palatability. The shoot tips have been sold as tropical asparagus. In Vietnam, people cook it with crab meat, minced pork or dried shrimp to make soup. In Malaysia, it is commonly stir-fried with egg and dried achovies. It is among only a few flora containing vitamin K.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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Sauropus androgynus Variegata - variegated Katuk

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Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous 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.Edible

Variegated variety of Katuk, Tropical Asparagus. Delicious young shoots! It is one of the most popular leaf vegetables in South Asia and Southeast Asia and is notable for high yields and palatability. The shoot tips have been sold as tropical asparagus. In Vietnam, people cook it with crab meat, minced pork or dried shrimp to make soup. In Malaysia, it is commonly stir-fried with egg and dried achovies. It is among only a few flora containing vitamin K.
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Sesbania grandiflora - Hummingbird Tree, Red Flower

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleFlood tolerant

Hummingbird Tree - flowers resembling little birds. The tender leaves, green fruit, and flowers are eaten alone as a vegetable or mixed into curries or salads. Flowers may be dipped in batter and fried in butter. During winter, the tree may lose leaves.
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Sesbania grandiflora - Hummingbird Tree, White Flower

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Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleFlood tolerant

Hummingbird Tree - flowers resembling little birds. The tender leaves, green fruit, and flowers are eaten alone as a vegetable or mixed into curries or salads. Flowers may be dipped in batter and fried in butter. During winter, the tree may lose leaves.
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

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Telosma cordata - Pakalana vine, 3 gal pot

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Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

Pakalana vine, Tonkin Jasmine, Cowslip Creeper, Telosoma. Very heavy lemon-like fragrance similar to Ylang-Ylang. Clusters of golden yellow blooms form along the vining stems during summer months. Individual blooms emerge successively over a period of weeks emitting a rich, heavy fragrance that is reliable day or night. Used for lais in Hawaii, it grows vigorously during the long warm days of summer with growth slowing and eventually coming to a standstill throughout the winter. This plant has edible flowers and leaves that make a delicious meal! See the article about Pad Dok Kajon with a recipe.
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"/3 gal pot, large plant on trellis

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Vanilla dilloniana - Leafless Vanilla Orchid

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Vine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very rare, collectible and extinct species! This plant propagated at TopTropicals nursery from Robert Riefer's unique specimen, the biggest potted specimen in the World grown in 100 gal pot, originated in 1927, awarded in 2011 with CHM certificate of Horticultural Merit by American Orchid Society. Leafless Vanilla Orchid is amazing exotic vanilla that forms a multi-branched, leafless vine reaching lengths up to 15 ft. The light green flowers are similar to Vanilla barbellata but the petals and sepals are longer and the fluted lip is a deep reddish-purple with a yellow crest. Vanilla dilloniana is distributed throughout the West Indies and had been reported on the banks of the Miami River in South Florida.
Vanilla dilloniana is a very rare species and considered vulnerable, endangered across its range. Pieces of plants from the original colony have been shared and may be found in local collections.
See the Video of the original specimen.
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Grown in 4-6" pot

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Vanilla planifolia - Bourbon Vanilla Bean, 1 gal pot

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Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantSpice or herbEdible

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean, French Vanilla, Vanilla Orchid. Make your own vanilla! Fast growing, providing right conditions for orchids. Bright filtered light, high humidity.
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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.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, dormant in winter

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