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Plants, fruits and seeds for sale

Aloha! During these winter months our Big Island fruit tree plant nursery and farm we have a selection of seedling fruit tree nursery plants, cuttings of perennial permaculture plants and hardy edible perennial plants. We also have some fruits and seeds for sale for Hawaii Island customers only.

Please contact us to place an order and arrange for drop off or pick up. At this time, our Big Island nursery and fruit sales are by appointment only and are usually arranged off the farm at a nearby convenient location. We can meet people at the Laupahoehoe Minit Stop or the Papaaloa Bus Stop almost any day of the week. Please contact us with questions or to arrange an order. 

seedling durians for sale

Seedling plants (Big Island purchases only)

  • Seedling Durian plants from excellent parent stock in 3 gallon grow bags, 4-6 feet tall – $30
  • Seedling Rollinia plants from amazing parent tree in 3 gallon grow bags 3-5 feet tall – $25
  • Seedling Surinam cherry plants in 1 gallon pots, 2 feet tall, $15/plant

Cuttings:

  • Cuban Oregano
  • Vetiver
  • Gliricidia
  • Chaya
  • Katuk
  • Cassava
  • Edible Hibiscus

Fruits (Big Island purchases only)

  • Bananas
  • Mexican Papaya
  • Yellow and Purple Lilikoi

Seeds (contact us for quantity and price information)

  • Clove Basil (dried)
  • Yellow and Purple Passion Fruit (Fresh)
  • Mexican Papaya (Fresh)
  • Germinated Royal Palm (Fresh) 

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Below you’ll find a long list of the different trees and plants we collect and grow at ʻĀina Exotics.  In the future we will have a lot more to offer from this list. Please contact us if you have any questions about our selection.  

Feʻi Bananas

 

 Common name Latin name Family Variety
cuttings:      
fig Ficus carica (Moraceae) mulberry family Little Miss Figgy
mulberry Morus Moraceae  black mulberry, morus nigra
gliricidia Gliricidia sepium Fabaceae  
pintoi (perennial peanut) Arachis pintoi Arachis  
grafted:      
abiu Pouteria caimito Sapotaceae  
atemoya (Annona squamosa) & cherimoya (A. cherimola) Annonaceae  
star apple Chrysophyllum cainito Sapotaceae  
soursop Annona muricata Annonaceae whitmans fiberless
avocado Persea americana Lauraceae (green gold, Hamilton, murashige, yamagata, sharwill, malama)
mango Mangifera indica Anacardiaceae (brook’s late, rapoza, kau dwarf, nam doc mai)
durian Durio zibethinus Bombacaea (or Malvaceae) (Musang King)
jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Moraceae (Ziman Pink, black gold, jack x champadek – dang suria)
mangosteen Garcinia mangostana    
Epicotal grafting       
avocado Persea americana Lauraceae (green gold, Hamilton, murashige, yamagata, sharwill, malama)
mamey sapote Pouteria sapota Sapotaceae  
durian Durio zibethinus Bombacaea (or Malvaceae) (Musang King)
jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Moraceae (Ziman Pink, black gold, jack x champadek – dang suria)
mango Mangifera indica Anacardiaceae (brook’s late, rapoza, kau dwarf, nam doc mai)
       
 Common name Latin name Family  
seedlings:      
champedek Artocarpus integer Moraceae  
starfruit Averrhoa carambola Oxalidaceae  
rollinia Rollinia deliciosa Safford Rollinia mucosa (Jacq.) Baill Annonaceae  
ice cream bean Inga edulis or Inga feuilleei Fabaceae  
jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Moraceae  
peach palm Bactris gasipaes, or in some classifications Guilielma gasipaes Arecaceae (Palmae)  
surinam cherry Eugenia uniflora Myrtaceae  
jaboticaba Plinia cauliflora Myrtaceae  
loquat Eriobotrya japonica Rosaceae  
soursop Annona muricata Annonaceae  
cacao Theobroma cacao Malvaceae  
mamey Pouteria sapota Sapotaceae  
chico Manilkara zapota Sapotaceae  
chupa chupa Quararibea cordata Malvaceae  
white sapote Casimiroa edulis Rutaceae  
black sapote Diospyros nigra Ebenaceae  
durian    Durio zibethinus Bombacaea (or Malvaceae)  
coconuts Cocos nucifera Arecaceae  
tree tomato Cyphomandra betacea Sendt. Solanaceae  
malabar chestnut  Pachira aquatica Bombacaeae  
Plant Collections
bananas (dwarf apple, dwarf williams, saba, fei, giant plantain, cuban red, ice cream, ele’ele’ nam wah, hawaiian plantain)
Pineapple: mauritius, ohata, kew, dacca, cheese pine
Papaya: sole, exotica, thai, giant, mountain, super dwarf
kalo/taro, banana, sugar cane
Edible hibisicus, mint, holy basil, basil
Lilikoi: yellow, purple, jamaican giant
Seedling collections
Myrtacae: yellow jaboticaba, white jaboticaba, blue grape, giant, cambuca
Eugeillia: Brazilian cherry, pitagatubia, surinam, cherry of rio, miracle berry
Garcinia: bolvian, lemon drop, mangosteen, araca boi
Autocarpus: breadnut, breadfruit, jackfruit, champadek, marang
Annona:  sugar apple, rollinia (subfamily), soursop, llama, cherimoya
Multigraft: citrus, avocado, mango, jaboticaba, durian
Cactus
pitaya (dragonfruit relative, sweet and juicier than dragonfruit)
dragon fruit (read and yellow – spineless beautiful colored fruit hylocerus)
san pedro 
 
Rare exotics
banistropsis caapii (ancient amazonian vine)
psycotria viridis (amazon rare herb)
hawaiian baby woodrose (beautiful flowers)
kava
 
Native
mamaki
bamboo
breadfruit
taro
aerial yam
 
straight cuttings:
money tree, coleus, bromeliads, plumerias, gingers, and rare ornamentals   
ti (purple, green, and variegated)
gliricidia

 

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Where to buy tropical fruit and exotics on the Big Island of Hawaii

Finding a place to buy tropical fruit on the Big Island of Hawaii isn’t hard. There are plenty of farmers markets selling all the top best sellers. Most often you can find many varieties of papaya, pineapple, mango, lychee and more. Some vendors at markets bring their rare fruits and foods with them. Here is a list of Hawaii Island farmer’s markets from the Hāmākua Ag Coop.

Regardless, tracking down new exotic fruits is little bit harder than showing up at farmers markets. Most exotic fruit enthusiasts grow their own at home and share them with their friends and neighbors.

Below is a short list of places where you can be sure to find a large selection of seasonal exotic and tropical fruits. 

Where to buy tropical fruit and Exotics on Big Island:

  1. Hilo Farmers market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  2. South Kona Fruit Stand
  3. Island Naturals – often has selections including Soursop, Rollinia, Mamey Sapote, Rambutan, Black Sapote, White Sapote, Starfruit
  4. Locavore Store in Hilo – sells everything it can find
  5. Adaptations – Kona CSA box
  6. Pop-up road side stands for seasonally available produce 
  7. Us, ʻĀina Exotics of course