This tropical evergreen tree is grown for its sweet purple – red fruit. Of medium size, it has smooth grey bark against forest green leaves. Perfect for smaller gardens as well as border planting areas. Thick foliage gives it a good dark green color contrast to any backdrop. Flowers appear in spring followed by the colorful berries. Grow in sun to part shade. Drought tolerant.
This tree makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container, plant for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant and since it is a slow grower – a bonsai tree. Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost.
1. Plants are either male or female
2. Tolerates poor soil
3. Native to East Asia where is has been grown for over 2000 years
4. Fruits can be either dried or eaten fresh
Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds
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This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
Each seed pack you buy from us is:
Properly labeled and packaged in individual packs.
Each label has information specific to the seed you are buying!
We have been in the garden - seed business for over 40 years and were one of the first to sell seeds on the internet many years ago. We will give you quality seed and service. We will be there for you not only today but down the road from now should you need growing help or more seeds. We thank you in advance for your business.
Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
Seed is a live product which depends on many important grower skills such as proper planting time, seed depth, type of soil, watering, light intensity, proper use of fertilizers, weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, soil conditions, and reasonable weather during the growing period. These factors are totally out of the sellers control, and germination and growing results are the buyer's responsibility and risk.
This plant is unmatched in beauty when in bloom. This seed produces a versatile multi-purpose plant that is perfect for the plant collector. Seedlings will need a lot of light to grow well. Blossoms attract pollinators, like butterflies and hummingbirds, filling the tree with all kinds of activity. This plant is highly prized by collectors worldwide and seed is hard to get so don’t wait and buy yours today.