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Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd's-needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 (1) - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) seeds. 耻骨梳針果芹的種子.

2017-05-01 Shepherd's-needle or Venus's comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) seeds germination rather fast and easy. 耻骨梳針果芹的種子很快也很容易孵出.

Shepherd's-needle or Venus's comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 (2) - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) leaves, flowers and seed heads. 耻骨梳針果芹的葉片,小白花與梳齒種子狀的種子.

Annual vegetable.  Native in Eurasia.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Mature size:2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.

又名維納斯的髮梳,這種針果芹是一年生葉菜, 原生於歐亞大陸的常見植物.  它是具有歷史悠久的地中海地區常見的可食野菜,針果芹屬. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏秋開白色小花. 成熟株高/寬幅約2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandix_pecten-veneris                                               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/151490/                                http://www.arkive.org/shepherds-needle/scandix-pecten-veneris/


Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) 蛇瓜

Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) 蛇瓜

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Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) has very long fruit and often are sold in sections. 蛇瓜的瓜很長,通常切段以便包裝販賣.


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Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) seeds. 蛇瓜種子.

Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) seed germinate in just few days. 蛇瓜種子幾天就出芽.

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Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina) seed germinate in just few days. 蛇瓜種子幾天就出芽.

Annual vegetable.  This easy to grow vine because its long snake like fruit, requires high sturdy structure/arbour for plant to cling on.  Best growing in full sun location.  Unique white flowers with fraying petals which attract bees and butterflies a lot.   Very long fruit hang down and they do look like snakes.  🙂    Very exotic looking vegetable.  Taste good after cooking.  Mature size:10′-12′ (L) X 4′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

蛇瓜(瓜葉栝樓)是一年生的爬藤,果實為數呎長的長條形,如長蛇般的瓜.  這個植株需要結實的結構/棚架來攀爬. 最好栽種在全日照處.  白色的花瓣外圍是流蘇般的鬚邊.  花吸引蜂蝶.  長條般蛇狀的瓜料理過是很好吃的.  成熟株高10-12呎長,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichosanthes_cucumerina                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%93%9C%E5%8F%B6%E6%A0%9D%E6%A5%BC           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/92067/


Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) 拇指西瓜

Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) 拇指西瓜


Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) 拇指西瓜



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Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) plant start to grow female flowers. 拇指西瓜開雌花了.

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Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) seed germination in just few days. 拇指西瓜種子保溫保濕幾天就發芽了.

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Cucamelon/Mouse Melon (Melothria scabra) seeds. 拇指西瓜種子.

Also known as Pepquino melon.  This self pollinate annual melon its fruit has miniature watermelon like but sour cucumber and fruity taste.  It is known the smallest melon in the world so far.  Native in south and central America.  Easy to grow in full sun location.  Small yellow flowers then fruit ripe to size of a grape with watermelon look.  Hand pollinate will increase the production.  The fruit is excellent to eat straight or go with salad.  It is getting popular nowadays.   Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″-1.5′(W).   Plant size is not big but rather productive.  Suitable for container.  Propagate by seeds.

又稱為佩普基諾(Pepquino)或拇指西瓜. 這種能自株授粉結瓜的一年生植物,它的果實有著迷你版的西瓜長相而有著介於酸黃瓜和水果味的口味. 它是目前世上所知最小的可食性瓜類.  原生於中南美洲.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  小小黃花最好能人工授粉以增加產量. 瓜的大小跟大顆的葡萄差不多但是樣子像是迷你西瓜.  似乎這種瓜越來越受到歡迎.  成熟株高僅6吋到1呎高,寬幅6吋到1.5呎.  植株不大不過就數量而言產量還不少.  由於植株不大倒適合盆植.  以種子來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/108943/#ixzz3rrtktY6G http://www.baike.com/wiki/%E6%8B%87%E6%8C%87%E8%A5%BF%E7%93%9C&prd=button_zhangzishi_search http://www.pepquinomelons.com/