Natural undrilled round gray velvet seeds for jewelry and seed lei making includes the bit to drill the seeds - grown right in our yard, we have the original 2 trees from East Africa as a horticulture import . The trees look similar to jacaranda and are hardy, resistant to most bugs, all fungus and most plant disease. We do not water, fertilize nor use poisons - these trees are healthy
My seeds are round beautiful gray fuzzy seeds about the size of a pea, colors range from pale gray to deep blue gray and again are generally round. Often times the seeds have shiny silver highlights where they rubbed against each other as they grew.
The mgambo seed can be drilled and strung for jewelry and seed lei - combined with other natural seeds it really brings out the color, this lot includes the drill bit
Botanically, the mgambo, or Majidea zanguebarica, belongs to the soapberry family. Its familiar close relatives include the lychi, rambutan, longan, soapberry and 'a'ali'i.
dont be fooled by the 'experts' they do not need to be dried, though hard to find they are not rare, they DO NOT have a hawaiian name they are not native to Hawaii