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Xylopia (Grains of Selim Tree)

Grains of Selim Tree is a tall tree within the Custard Apple family (Annonaceae) and native to Central Africa. It makes evergreen, leathery leaves and nice whitish flowers with rosy-red outer petals followed by bean-like fruits with brownish-black, highly aromatic seeds inside. The seeds have a slightly bitter and resinous taste and are used ground as a spice and traditional medicine in Africa. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 15°C with reduced watering.
Sow flat in any good, humus rich soil at a minimum of some 20°C throughout the year and place pots in full sun. Keep soil always slightly moist.
20 seeds per package.
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Xylopia aethiopica (Grains of Selim Tree)

Xylopia aethiopica (Grains of Selim Tree)

2 (7)m, Grains of Selim Tree or Long Nose Pepper is an evergreen tall tree from Africa with oval, leathery leaves, small whitish flowers and long fruits with brownish-black, highly aromatic seeds. Seeds are used as a spice and traditional medicine in Africa. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. A good pot or containr plant, which might be cut back if it is getting too large. Reduce watering in winter and keep plants at a minimum of some 15°C.
20 seeds per package.

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