How to grow False Solomon’s Seal from seeds (Maianthemum stellatum) 假黃精種子孵法
This is a common native plant in woods you might seen them often when you go hiking. Its tender shoots in early spring can be cooked and eaten as asparagus and its ripe red berries in late fall are also edible. It is also a medicinal plant. I see they usually grow in partial shade location. Very hardy and easy to grow.
這是在健行時在林地裡常見的本土多年生草花. 初春的嫩莖可像蘆筍一樣煮食,而它秋熟的紅莓果也是可以食用的. 它同時也藥用植物.
1.Collect and clean the ripe seeds in late fall. Use soil with organic matter in a pot. Moist the soil then lightly cover the seeds on top. Cover the pot with clear plastic bag for first two months.
1.於秋末採收並清洗成熟的種子. 苗盆要使用含大量腐殖質的土壤. 澆濕土壤後種下種子並覆上一層薄土. 苗盆用透明塑膠袋裝起保溼2個月.
2.Check and open daily for fresh air. Seed usually germinate around four months.
3.Pick the sprouted seeds and plant them in a small individual pot in warm, partial shade location. Keep moist. Transplant the seedlings in the ground or larger pot when they start to grow stem.
3.將發芽的種子揀出單獨種在小盆裡,小盆放在半日照溫暖處. 保濕. 等小苗開始長出莖梗時可以轉為地植或轉用較大盆來種.