Archive | 十二月 2016

White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

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White Wax Apple (Syzygium samarangense) and seeds from inside the fruit.白蓮霧及其切開後的種子.

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6 White Wax Apple (Syzygium samarangense) seeds from 3 wax apples. 從3顆白蓮霧果實取出的6枚種子.

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seeds all germinated! 白蓮霧種子都孵出.

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seeds growing true leaves! 白蓮霧種子長出本葉了!

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seedlings growing in good speed. 白蓮霧實生苗長速不慢.

Tropical fruit.  Also called: Java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu/wax apple.  The most common kind is with red/pink fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink flowers in late spring to mid fall.  Fruit is pear shape, juicy, crispy and sweet.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies, fruit attract birds and other wild life and edible to human.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:15′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or grafting.   That growing from seeds to flower and fruit is slow, it will take 5-6 years to flower and fruit and the gene may not like the mother plant.

熱帶水果.  它有不少其他的名字.  較為常見的蓮霧是結著紅色/粉紅色的果實.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末到中秋期間開粉紅色花,花期很長. 果實為西洋梨形,多汁,且脆甜. 花頗吸引蜂蝶,果實鳥類也很愛,其他野生動物也會來覓食,它也是人類可以食用的水果.  成熟株高/寬幅為15-40呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條或嫁接等方式來進行.  種子較慢,要約5-6年才會開花結果且遺傳基因變數多很可能和親代有所不同.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%93%AE%E9%9C%A7                           https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syzygium_samarangense                                       http://www.tnfd.gov.tw/index.php?code=list&flag=detail&ids=73&article_id=3618    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57647/#b

Curry tree (Murraya koenigii or Bergera koenigii) 可因氏月橘 or 調料九里香

Curry tree (Murraya koenigii or Bergera koenigii) 可因氏月橘 or 調料九里香
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Curry tree (Murraya koenigii or Bergera koenigii) can be purchased from Asian supermarket. 可因氏月橘 or 調料九里香亞洲超市有賣.

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Curry tree (Murraya koenigii or Bergera koenigii) trimming the twigs for propagation. 可因氏月橘 or 調料九里香整理出有用的枝條可以扦插用.

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Curry tree (Murraya koenigii or Bergera koenigii) cutting can be growing easily in potting soil in full sun to partial shade location. 可因氏月橘 or 調料九里香容易在全日照到半日照處盆植扦插成功.

Tropical evergreen tree, mainly for culinery use. Aromatic but really too strong to me.  😦  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. White flowers in late spring to early summer.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:15′-20′(H/W). Propagate by seeds, cutting or suckers.
熱帶常綠喬木,主要用於料理用.  全株有"香味"但這味道對我而言不是算好聞的.  😦  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤中.  春末到夏初開白色花.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅為15-20呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或地下增生根來繁殖.
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Variegated English Boxwood(Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’) 斑葉錦熟黃楊

Variegated English Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’) 斑葉錦熟黃楊
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Variegated English Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’) can be propagated by cuttings.斑葉錦熟黃楊可以用扦插來繁殖.

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Variegated English Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’) is common winter planter/urn material. 斑葉錦熟黃楊常用於冬天戶外盆插的裝飾.

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Variegated English Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’) is common winter planter/urn material. 斑葉錦熟黃楊常用於冬天戶外盆插的裝飾.

Evergreen (broad leaf) large shrub or small tree with small green leaves with creamy edge. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Mid spring with creamy yellowish green flowers.  USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:5′-8′(H/W). Propagate by cuttings. Excellent for hedge or cut flower. Slow growth.  Plant is toxic if ingested.
常綠大型灌木有著綠色革質帶著黃白色邊緣的葉片. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春時開米黃色偏綠色的花.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅5-8呎. 繁殖方式以扦插方式來進行.  很適合當綠籬或切花的花材.  生長緩慢.  植株有毒勿食.
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Red Hedgehog Agave (Agave stricta ‘Rubra’) 紅刺蝟龍舌蘭

Red Hedgehog Agave (Agave stricta ‘Rubra’)  紅刺蝟龍舌蘭

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Red Hedgehog Agave (Agave stricta ‘Rubra’) seed packet. 紅刺蝟龍舌蘭種子包.

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Red Hedgehog Agave (Agave stricta ‘Rubra’) seeds germinate quickly. 紅刺蝟龍舌蘭種子蠻快就孵出.

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Red Hedgehog Agave (Agave stricta ‘Rubra’) seedling. 紅刺蝟龍舌蘭的小實生苗有3片葉了.

Tropical hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Suitable for rock garden or container indoors.  Red foliage is very vibrant and showy!  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:6″-12″(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Drought tolerant once plant is established.

熱帶強健多年生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  適合種在岩砌花園或室內盆植.  紅色葉片很亮眼! 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅僅6吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子或分株方式來進行.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4604                                                   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/188543/#b                                             http://www.cactus-art.biz/schede/AGAVE/Agave_stricta/Agave_stricta_rubra/Agave_stricta_rubra.htm

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) 法國芫荽

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) 法國芫荽

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Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds. 法國芫荽的種子.

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Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds germinate easily and quickly.法國芫荽的種子很容易也很快就孵出.

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Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) seeds germinate easily and quickly.法國芫荽的種子很容易也很快就孵出.

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Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) true leaves are growing! 法國芫荽長出本葉了!

Cold hardy perennial.  Chervil, also called garden chervil or French parseley.  It is a culinary aromatic herb. For its lacey leaves to add flavor and aroma and for its root as root vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Small white flowers in mid summer.  Flowers attract bees.   USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.

耐寒強健的多年生植物. 它是有法國芫荽之稱的香菜. 用於料理的香草. 精緻如蕾絲的有香氣葉片及其可食性根部相當有栽種價值.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲夏間開白色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   耐寒不甚耐熱. 成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  蠻能自行落子繁殖的.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chervil
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/839/

Bog Bilberry/Bog Blueberry(Vaccinium uliginosum)篤斯越橘

Bog Bilberry/Bog Blueberry(Vaccinium uliginosum) 篤斯越橘
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Bog Bilberry/Bog Blueberry(Vaccinium uliginosum) seeds. 篤斯越橘的種子.

Cold hardy shrub with edible berries.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Small pink bell shaped flowers in mid spring to early summer.  Berries turn indigo blue when ripe. USDA Zones:2-6. Mature size:6″(H) X 2′-3′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.
極其耐寒強健的多年生小型灌木生產深藍色可食果實. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 小小粉色鐘形花於仲春開到初夏.  果實成熟呈現深藍色.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高僅6吋左右,寬幅2-3呎.   繁殖方式以種子或扦插方式來進行.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) 黑果枸杞

Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) 黑果枸杞

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) berries (left) and seeds (right). 黑果枸杞的乾果(左)及種子(右).

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) dried berries taste not too sweet but with nice flavour. 黑果枸杞乾果嘗起來微甜但有特殊風味.

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) each berry contains many seeds. 黑果枸杞 一枚乾果裡有好幾顆種子.

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) seeds germinate rather easy in warm and moist environment. 黑果枸杞種子在溫暖濕潤的環境下很容易發芽.

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) seeds germination easily in moist sunny location. 黑果枸杞的種子於濕潤光照強的環境下很快就發芽.

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Black Gojiberry (Lycium ruthenicum Murr.) seedling. 黑果枸杞的實生小苗.

Cold hardy shrub with edible fruit, prickly though.  😦   This well branched low height shrub is easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerant once plant is established.  Small magenta/purple flowers in late spring to summer then the fruit ripe to deep purple-black.  Many small seeds in each berry.   Silvery green foliage with ripe dark berries has its unique look!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Ripe fruit attract birds and wildlife to feed on and edible for human.   USDA Zones:5-10. Mature size:1′-6′(H) X 4′-5′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.   Nitraria (Nitraria tangutorum Bor.) is very similar with black gojiberry but each berry only has one large seed.)

耐寒強健的灌木著生可食性莓果,蠻多刺的.  😦  它容易栽種,其灌木低矮自然分支多.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱. 春末到夏天開桃紅/紫色小花.  銀灰綠的葉片搭配熟成紫黑色的果實頗為好看!  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 熟果除人類可食外亦吸引鳥類與其他野生動物前來覓食.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1-6呎,寬幅4-5呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插或分株方式來進行.  藥用.  唐古特白刺(學名Nitraria tangutorum Bor.) 果實外型跟黑枸杞果實很相似但一枚果實內僅一枚種子,黑枸杞則有數個小種子.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycium_ruthenicum                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%BB%91%E6%9E%9C%E6%9E%B8%E6%9D%9E         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/228555/                     http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/www.qh.xinhuanet.com/ldx/2013-09/26/c_117523785.htm http://web.archive.org/web/20160305015817/http://db.kib.ac.cn/eflora/view/search/chs_contents.aspx?CPNI=CPNI-095-27394