Luis Fernando de Roca

Luis Fernando de Roca – Agronomist and proprietor of the São Gonçalo Nursery, based in Guaratingueta, São Paulo, Brazil. He has decades of experience collecting native species seeds of the rainforest, while also supporting regional seed collectors who hold the knowledge of the Mother trees.

He’s the former President of Nativas Viveiros do Vale Association.

Fernando also buys rainforest tree seeds from Orlando in Cunha.
Orlando and his family collect rainforest tree seeds in Cunha.