Archive | 四月 2018

Black Lima Beans or Butter Beans (Phaseolus lunatus ‘Guatemalan Black’)黑色皇帝豆

Black Lima Beans or Butter Beans (Phaseolus lunatus ‘Guatemalan Black’)黑色皇帝豆

2018-04-24 Black Lima Bean - Copy

Black Lima Beans or Butter Beans (Phaseolus lunatus ‘Guatemalan Black’) seed germination. 黑色皇帝豆種子發芽.

Annual, bush type bean.  This unique native variety has black seed “skin" .  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Propagate by seeds.  Seeds are edible after cooked otherwise is toxic.

一年生,叢生非爬藤類.  這品種是原生於瓜地馬拉山區的,種皮黑色.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  種子煮後可食,生食有毒.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://www.rareseeds.com/guatemalan-black-lima-bean/               https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lima_bean                                                                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%A3%89%E8%B1%86                       http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=59

廣告

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 鵝形瓜

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 鵝形瓜

2018-04-19 Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata 'Tromboncino') 鵝形瓜 (1) - Copy

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) seeds. 鵝形瓜的種子.

2018-04-29 Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata 'Tromboncino') 鵝形瓜 (1) - Copy

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 10 days old seedlings. 鵝形瓜10天大的小苗.

80 days.  Annual climber, summer squash.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Fruit shape like trombon or goose like shape.   Mature size:5′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.  Fast growing vine.

約80天成熟.  一種一年生蔓藤類的夏南瓜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  瓜形如長型喇叭或是鵝型.  成熟株高/寬幅:5呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  生長快速的藤類.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tromboncino_(squash)                           https://www.shootgardening.co.uk/plant/cucurbita-moschata-tromboncino statebystategardening.com/state.php/ia/newsletter-stories/squash_tromboncino/

Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅

Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅

2018-04-25 Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅 - Copy

Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) bulbs. 獨腳絲茅的球根.

Tropical flowering bulb/herb.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small fragrant white flowers in spring and fall.  Long blooming time!  Flowers only bloom in the evening.   Bulbs have reddish color.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 1′-1.5′(H) X 3″-6′(W).  Propagate by bulbs, offsets or division.   Medicinal.

熱帶開花球根/藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春到秋開白色芳香的小白花.  花期很長!  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花僅於夜間盛開. 球根紅色.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以球根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://blog.xuite.net/wmwm5600/blog/131247441                                 https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55243/                   http://www.natureproducts.net/Forest_Products/Iridaceae/Eleutherine_plicata.html https://www.intechopen.com/books/phytochemicals-isolation-characterisation-and-role-in-human-health/eleutherine-plicata-quinones-and-antioxidant-activity         http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Eleutherine+bulbosa

Hybrid Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia ‘Dana’s Delight’) 瓶子草

Hybrid Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia ‘Dana’s Delight’) 瓶子草

2018-04-21 Sarracenia Dana's Delight 達娜瓶子草 (2) - Copy

Hybrid Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia ‘Dana’s Delight’) is flowering! 瓶子草開花了!

2018-04-21 Sarracenia Dana's Delight 達娜瓶子草 (3) - Copy

Hybrid Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia ‘Dana’s Delight’) flower. 瓶子草的花.

Aquatic perennial.   Carnivorous and insectivorous plant.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in wet land location.   Dark red flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 9″-1.5′(W).  Propagate by division.   Suitable for pond, container or indoor aquarium.

水生的多年生草花.  食蟲類植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的低地環境.   春末到夏初開案紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅9吋到1.5呎.  繁殖以分株的方式來進行.  適合池塘,盆植腰水種植或室內水族箱內栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarracenia                                                                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/瓶子草屬                                                                https://www.santarosagardens.com/Sarracenia-p/sar-dan.htm                                     https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/103026/#b                                                 http://www.paghat.com/danasdelight.html

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草

2018-04-21 Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草 (1) - Copy

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) is a low mount groundcover with evergreen glossy foliage and bright edible red berries. 鹿蹄草是低矮的地被,有著常綠的葉與可食性紅色果實.

Cold hardy perennial/groundcover.  Evergreen glossy foliage with bright red marble sized edible berries which is very attractive!   Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location in acidic, slightly moist but well drained soil.  Small pinkish white bell shaped flowers in spring.  Flowers attract bees, ripe berries attract birds and wildlife.  Ripe fruit tastes like tooth paste because in old days tooth paste manufacture chose this refreshing flavor!  But now tried the berries just feel that I am eating a “tooth paste" flavored berries!  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:2″-6″(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Medicinal.  Bronze red foliage in fall.  Suitable for container indoors.  Excellent for woodland garden and alpine garden.

耐寒強健的多年生/地被植物.  有著光滑葉面的常綠葉片和彈珠大小鮮紅的可食性果實使得它極具觀賞價值!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處的酸性土壤,土壤偏濕但仍需排水良好.  春開鈴狀粉紅色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類,果實成熟吸引鳥類及野生動物.  熟紅的果實嚐起來有"牙膏味"因為早期牙膏廠商用其清新的果味選作了當作牙膏的味道!  但現在嚐到果實反過來卻覺得是"牙膏味"頗為奇怪!  喜韓不耐熱.  成熟株高2-6吋,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  秋天時葉片為由綠轉紅銅色的美麗秋色.  適合室內盆植.  很適合用於林地型花園和高山型花園.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaultheria_procumbens                    https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1101/

Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹

Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹

2018-05-25 Button Mangosteen (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹 - Copy

Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) seedling! 鈕扣山竹的小實生苗!

2018-04-20 Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹 (1) - Copy

Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) seeds in coco peat. 椰殼粉中的鈕扣山竹的種子.

Tropical fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small red/orange male and female flowers in spring.  Fruit ripe from green to orange.  The ripe fruit has thin peel compare with regular mangosteen.  The fruit is tasty sweet-sour and very juicy!  Very similar with tangerine.  Seed is easy to be seperated from the flesh which it is very different from the regular mangosteen.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:20′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or air layering.  Suitable for growing in containers, plant can flower and fruit when just few feet tall.  Slow growth.

熱帶水果.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春開紅/橘色雄花與雌花.  果實成熟會由綠轉為橙色.  果皮比一般山竹要薄許多,種子和一般山竹相比也較容易和果肉分離.  果肉跟一般山竹一樣味道酸甜多汁! 頗接近橘子的味道和口感.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅20-40呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓的方式來進行. 不同於山竹這種適合盆植,植株矮矮幾呎高便能開花結果了.  生長緩慢.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcinia_prainiana                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/山竹                         http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/content/button-mangosteen.htm          http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Garcinia+prainiana       https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/176860/#b                       https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/garcinia_prainiana.htm

Cherry Tomato ‘Black Cherry’ (Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Black Cherry’) 黑櫻桃小番茄

Cherry Tomato ‘Black Cherry’ (Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Black Cherry’) 黑櫻桃小番茄

2018-04-16 Cherry Tomato 'Black Cherry' - Copy

Cherry Tomato ‘Black Cherry’ (Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Black Cherry’) plant. 黑櫻桃小番茄的實生苗.

Annual fruit.  70-80 days.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small yellow flowers from late spring to late fall.  Small dark red/reddish brown delicious fruit keep growing in clusters.  It is very productive variety.   Mature size: 6′-10′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Except ripe fruit is edible, the whole plant is toxic if ingested.  Fast growing!

一年生的水果.  播種到成熟約70-80天.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春到秋末開黃色小花.  成串的熟果會由綠轉黑紅色/紅棕色.   很會結果的品種.  成熟株高6-10呎,寬幅2-3呎. 繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  除了熟果是可以食用外,全株有毒勿食.  生長快速!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.burpee.com/vegetables/tomatoes/tomato-black-cherry-prod001929.html    https://www.rareseeds.com/black-cherry-tomato/                    https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/88786/