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We are a source for seeds, plants and agricultural products grown on the Big Island of Hawaii. Our unique environmental conditions allow for a huge assortment of unusual plants, flowers and fruits to be grown here. Our attempt is to share some of this natural wonder with the rest of the USA. When possible we offer seed gathered from high elevation sources in an effort to find hardier plants for mainland growers.

The primary focus of our collection is on edible plants but herbs and native plants are also included. We are constantly seeking new and exciting selections for our collection. We hope you enjoy and have success with our products.

Bill "The Green Garden Guy"



seeds

Seed prices include domestic shipping and can be shipped to any US state or territory. Local Hawaiian taxes are applied to the sale.
Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot accept non-domestic (foreign) orders.
Cheese Pepper   Capsicum   Excellent fruit fly resistant local sweet pepper. Nice bright red fruit of the cheese type pepper. A bit bigger than Habanero peppers
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25 seed pack
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Cherimoya   Annona cherimola   Cherimoya is the most popular and one of the best eating members of the Annona family. On Mark Twain's first trip to South America, upon tasting the fruit, he declared it to be "Deliciousness it's self". The plant grows easily in HI, CA & FL but it is possible in other mild climate areas. It can tolerate short periods of temperatures below freezing.
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10 seed Package
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Chocolate, Red Cacao   Theobroma cacao  

Chocolate is one of the most well known foods on earth yet few of us ever try to grow our own. Theobroma cacao, also called the cacao tree is a small evergreen tree growing to about 20'. It is native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South America. Its seeds, called cocoa beans, are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate. Cacao seed can not be dried. It must be removed fresh from the pod, wrapped in moss and shipped rapidly. The seed will often begin to ferment slightly in shipping, this is normal and does not harm the seeds.
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5 seed pack
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Coffee Dwarf Caturra   Cafe arabica Dwarf Caturra  

Next to water and tea coffee is one of the most popular beverages on Earth. Interest in raising this crop has even spread to Coastal California recently. The plants are actually quite tolerant to cold because of their mountain origins. The Dwarf Caturra variety originates in Brazil and has become a very popular type in Hawaii because it's small size works for machine harvesting and it thrives in the cool wet conditions found on the windward side. Caturra is early maturing and grows to about 6 feet high.
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20 seed pack
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Frankies Red Dragon fruit   Selenicereus megalanthus x   Similar to the Yellow Dragon fruit but it has a pink color.
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25 seed pack
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Gandules   Cajanus cajan   Excellent tropical legume good for stick mulching and nitrogen fixing. The peas are an important ingredient in Arroz con Gandules. Also known as Honto rice.
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25 seed pack
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Guanabana   Annona muricata   A delicious member of the Annona family, related to Cherimoya & Pawpaw. The tree is more tender to cold than Cherimoya and can not tolerate freezing weather. Southern California, Hawaii and Florida are the only states of the USA where it can be grown in the orchard. The juice is nicely sweet and acid. It makes excellent juice or frozen desserts.
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10 seeds
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Jaboticaba   Plinia cauliflora  

Delicious grape like fruit that grow right off the side of the tree trunk. This good looking tree can also be grown in mild climate parts of the mainland USA like Coastal California and Florida.
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10 seed Package
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Jamaica   Hibiscus sabdariffa  

This is the edible Hibiscus plant from Africa used to make the Mexican beverage Jamaica or Red Zinger tea. Easy to grow. It is the fruit that is used. It makes an excellent substitute for cranberies.
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25 seed pack
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Jamaican Lilikoi   Passiflora laurifolia  



This is one of the finest tasting, conservative growing and beautiful passion vines on earth. In some areas it requires hand pollination but the fruit is worth it. Passion fruit seed can be difficult to germinate. You can speed things up by scarifying the seeds on a sheet of sand paper and then soaking in 140 f. degree water. Allow seeds to cool in water overnight and plant in the morning.
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20 seed pack
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Koa   acacia  

Hawaiian native tree. One of the most valuable hardwood trees in the USA. Prime cuts can sell for up to $250 per board foot. The beauty of the grain is unique. It has the effect of cutting light similar to a tigers eye gem stone when polished. The tree is hardy enough to stand light frost so coastal California is within possible growth range. The seed is slow and difficult to germinate. Nick seeds on the long edge with a finger nail clipper then soak in 140 degree water. Allow seed to cool in water over night and plant the next day.
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20 seed pack
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Kona Coffee   Cafe arabica Kona typica  

Kona coffee is the most famous coffee raise in the USA. It originates in Guatemala in the 19th century but has become it's own land race in Hawaii due to the fact that it is always grown from seed. It is a tall coffee type easily growing to over 16". In the West Hawaii climate it makes a nice robust coffee that is one of the most famous and expensive on Earth.
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20 seed pack
$10.00 PayPal objects


Papaya   Carica papaya  

Papaya is one of the most popular tropical fruits next to banana and pineapple. They are relatively quick to fruit, less than 2 years from a seed. The Hawaiian Solo is a dwarf plant that is non-GMO and self fertile. It is the most popular papaya in the USA today. Needs warmth and good drainage.
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25 seed pack
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Purple Mangosteen   Garcinia mangostana   This eggplant purple fruit has white segments inside that resemble a tangerine. The fruit has a cult following as a health food and as the queen of the fruit world. It is very delicious, one of the finest fruit the earth has to offer. The seed can not be dried so it must be shipped fresh from the fruit. The fruit commands one of the highest prices in the market place. Mangosteen seed can not be dried. It must be removed fresh from the fruit, wrapped in moss and shipped rapidly. The seed will often begin to ferment slightly in shipping, this is normal and does not harm the seeds.
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3 seed package
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Rambutan   Nephelium lappaceum  

This south east Asian tropical tree has delicious fruit that comes in red capsules. They ship well and are becoming a popular fruit in some regions of the USA. The trees come as male, female or hermaphrodite so plant several if growing from seed to insure pollination. Rambutan seed can not be dried. It must be removed fresh from the fruit, wrapped in moss and shipped rapidly. The seed will often begin to ferment slightly in shipping, this is normal and does not harm the seeds.
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3 seed package
$10.00 PayPal objects


Sapodilla   Manilkara zapota  

The duck egg sized sapote is one of my favorite. Tastes like pears with brown sugar. The sap from this tree is the original source of chewing gum and is called chicle. Hence the gum named Chiclets.
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4 seed package
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Squash   Cucurbita maxima   This local specialty appears similar to the Calabaza squash of Central America and the Caribbean. If it wasn't enough that it will resist attacks from pickle and melon worms but it is also the best eating squash I have ever grown. It is a long season vine with extended lifespan so it will not work well in the northern areas of the USA. The vine will root at almost every leaf node making it the unstoppable Godzilla of the squash kingdom.
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20 seed pack
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Sweet Corn   Maize  

If you have eaten sweet corn in Hawaii then you know how good this stuff is. After my first taste I brought the seeds back to California with me and found it grew fine there too. One of my favorite sweet corns and very resistant to diseases.
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50 seed package
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Yellow Dragon Fruit   Selenicereus megalanthus  



Of all the dragon fruit I have tried this one is my favorite. It grows easily, bears young and has the sweetest fruit of all.
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25 seed pack
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Yellow Passion Fruit   Passiflora edulis flavicarpa  

This is the favorite passion fruit of Hawaii. Easy to grow and prolific producer of fruit. Great for drinks, sauces and jelly. Very heavy perfume. Passion fruit seed can be difficult to germinate. You can speed things up by scarifying the seeds on a sheet of sand paper and then soaking in 140 f. degree water. Allow seeds to cool in water overnight and plant in the morning.
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20 seed pack
$10.00 PayPal objects




plants

Prices are for plants picked up at Bill's farm on The Big Island of Hawaii. Local Hawaiian taxes are applied to the sale.

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