Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) 神秘果

Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) 神秘果

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Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) seedling. 神秘果實生的小苗.

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Miracle Fruit seeds. (Synsepalum dulcificum) It will take 3-4 years to grow from seed to plant can flower and fruit. 神秘果種子. 由種子種起要3-4年才會開花結果.

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Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) seeds only viable when they are fresh, never dry or got frozen.神秘果的種子只有新鮮的沒有乾燥過沒有冷凍過的才能發芽.

Low height tropical shrub with small red berries. This plant is famous for its berries!  See the info below:

熱帶小型樹或大型灌木生長紅色小果實. 植株以它的果子聞名!  資料如下:

“When the fleshy part of the fruit is eaten, this molecule binds to the tongue’s taste buds, causing sour foods to taste sweet. At neutral pH, miraculin binds and blocks the receptors, but at low pH (resulting from ingestion of sour foods) miraculin binds protons and becomes able to activate the sweet receptors, resulting in the perception of sweet taste. This effect lasts until the protein is washed away by saliva (up to about 30 minutes)."–quote from Wikipedia.

“神秘果果實內覆一籽,食用時僅吃外部果肉,果皮富含花青素可吃入,外層果肉吃完,將保留完整的籽吐出(若不甚咬破會產生苦味,變味效果受影響)。 再來吃富含水果酸的水果,如檸檬、蘋果、番茄、鳳梨、芒果、百香果等,水果味覺會轉化至可口香甜。變味效果持續30~200分鐘(依個人味蕾差異有所不同)。欲中斷變味效果,飲溫熱水即可使味覺回復。"–摘自維基百科.

Can be grown in full sun, partial shade or light shade location.  Small white flowers all year around. USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:10′-12′(H).  Suitable for indoor container. One seed in one fruit. Seeds do not store well.  Sow fresh seeds as soon as possible.  Medicinal.

可以種在全日照,半日照或散光處.  白色的小花全年都會開. 耐熱不耐寒.  成熟植株高10-12呎.  室內可以栽種. 一果一籽.  種子活性不長要早早播種.  有藥用價值.

This tropical shrub is famous for its berries. Small white flowers bloom repeatedly.   Best growing in partial shade location but tolerant light shade.  It can be grown in the pot as indoor plant.  Usually propagate by seeds.  Mature size:10′-12′(H/W).  USDA Zones:10+.

熱帶灌木以它的果實聞名. 白色小花開花不斷. 最好栽種在半日照或散光處. 喜濕潤但要排水良好. 果實成熟後轉紅,其果肉很少.  可以室內盆植.  通常以種子來繁殖. 成熟植株高度可達10-12英尺,寬幅也差不多. 喜熱不耐寒.

After tasted this fruit then taste sour or bitter food will change the taste to sweet in the mouth for a short period of time.


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