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Tropical Fruit and Veg

Delivery May to Sep 2013

If any of you have a passion for growing tropical fruit or vegetables, then this section should be of real interest to you. We hope to expand the number of varieties available here so please keep an eye on updates.

Coffea arabica

 
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Coffea arabica or Coffee Bean Tree 1 litre plants

Coffee is such a well known commodity! But did you know that Coffea arabica plants make interesting house or conservatory shrubs with dark, glossy green leaves, small white scented flower clusters followed by bright red coffee beans. Don’t get too excited though about grinding your own coffee from the seed - unless it is dried and cured correctly, it tastes awful!

Cymbopogon citratus

 
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Cymbopogon citratus or Lemon grass plants 1 litre

Cymbopogon citratus is the type of Lemon grass used for cooking - an excellent aromatic clumping tropical grass growing to 6' tall. When the leaves are crushed the fragrance resembles the scent of lemon. The stem and leaves are used for cooking in the Asian kitchen but it is also used to make a refreshing tea and for perfume, oil and medicine.