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Cherry Tomato ‘Sun Gold’小番茄ˊ’金陽’

Cherry Tomato ‘Sun Gold’小番茄ˊ’金陽’

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Cherry Tomato ‘Sun Gold’ seeds germination fast and easy. 小番茄ˊ’金陽’的種子很快又容易孵出.

Annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Yellow flowers from spring to frost.  High yield.  Small fruit ripe from green to orange, fruit is very sweet with nice flavour!!  Mature size:4′-8′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Plant is toxic except the ripe edible fruit.

一年生. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  春到霜降前開黃色花.  花果期很長,產量高. 果實由綠轉為成熟色橘色,很甜且味道相當好!!  成熟株高4-8呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  生長快速.  除成熟的果實可食外植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://bonnieplants.com/product/sungold-tomato/            https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/53331/



Strawberry Corn (Zea may ‘Strawberry’) 草莓玉米

Strawberry Corn (Zea may ‘Strawberry’) 草莓玉米

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Strawberry Corn (Zea may ‘Strawberry’) seeds. 草莓玉米的種子.

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Strawberry Corn (Zea may ‘Strawberry’) seeds germination in just few days. 草莓玉米的種子幾天就發芽了.

Popcorn/sweet corn variety.  Annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).   From seeds to harvest will take at least 3.5 months.   The ripe cob only is larger than a large strawberry, red kernels can be eaten fresh or cooked, sweet and juicy.  When dried, good for popcorn.  Propagate by seeds.  Good for growing in container.

爆米花/甜玉米.  一年生.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎. 種子到採收需時至少3.5個月.  成熟玉米穗僅比大顆草莓還要大些,新鮮紅色玉米粒可以生吃或煮食,甜而多汁.   或乾燥後保存作為爆米花用.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  由於植株較小且玉米穗頗具觀賞價值故適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E8%8D%89%E8%8E%93%E7%8E%89%E7%B1%B3         https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Sweetcorn_Plant_Strawberry_Popcorn/         https://myfolia.com/plants/282-sweet-corn-zea-mays-var-saccharata/varieties/20767-strawberry                                                                         https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2212/                     https://www.outsidepride.com/seed/flower-seed/zea-mays/zea-mays-strawberry.html

Hull-less seed pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo ‘Styrian’) 無種殼南瓜

Hull-less seed pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo ‘Styrian’) 無種殼南瓜

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Hull-less seed pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo ‘Styrian’) seeds germination easily in just few days. 無種殼南瓜種子很容易也很快在兩三天就發芽.

This is kind of new trend for growing pumpkins.  There are few varieties of hull-less seed or called oil seed pumpkins are available.  Mainly growing for its hull-less seeds for oil press or to blend in for veggie and fruit smoothie.  Just thought it will be fun to grow and I am curious of how this pumpkin will taste like.  Pumpkin seed oil (250ml bottle) is quite pricy so no wonder some people will grow their own!  Heirloom from Styria, Austria. Annual crop.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 6′-8′(W).  Propagate by seeds.   Even though this variety is mainly growing for its hull-less seeds but the flesh is also good for pie, cooking just like those common pumpkins.

這些是有機種植的種子不貴,可是不太好找. 類似的品種都是榨油用的或跟果菜汁一起打的,這類南瓜種子無硬殼,只有一層超薄的種皮皮膜.   種子包價格,瓜圖及資料: http://www.hawthornfarm.ca/pumpkins.php#godiva
本來很懷疑農夫專種它來榨油的投資報酬率,後來看到小小一玻璃瓶的南瓜籽油居然賣那麼貴! 250ml裝一瓶美金30元(或9英磅)約合台幣978元(或460元)不含稅與寄送費….蠻誇張的!   此品種是來自奧利地東南的施蒂里亞州. 一年生作物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,藤長達6-8呎.   繁殖以種子的方式來進行.   儘管此品種是針對其無硬殼的種子的栽種的,但其果肉也是跟其他品種南瓜一樣可以做成派餡及可以煮食的.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/108956/                http://www.hutchinsonfarm.ca/FieldCrops/Pumpkins/StyrianHulless.html            https://australianseed.com/shop/item/pumpkin-styrian-hulless

Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) 斑葉絲蘭

Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) 斑葉絲蘭

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Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) 斑葉絲蘭

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Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) seed pods are forming in late summer. 斑葉絲蘭的種莢於夏末形成.

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Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) seeds. 斑葉絲蘭的種子.

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Yucca ‘Garland Gold’ (Yucca flaccida ‘Garland Gold’) seeds germination in about 1 month. 斑葉絲蘭的種子約1個月發芽.

Cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Creamy white flowers in summer with light fragrance.  Flowers are showy.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:2.5′-4′(H) X 3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, offsets or division.   Low to no maintenance evergreen!  Drought tolerant once is established.  Slow growth.

耐寒強健的多年生草本.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  米白色的花於夏天盛開,花有微香.  花頗顯眼.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2.5-4呎,寬幅3呎左右.  繁殖以種子,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  低維護或不需維護的常綠植物!  植株生長適應後頗為耐旱.  生長緩慢.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/yucca-garlands-gold.html                  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/58531/#b


Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

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Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

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Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) seeds germinate in about 10 days. 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡種子約10天發芽.

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Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

This variety fruit/seeds are golden to yellow pearl like shape instead of the common grey/dark tear shaped fruit/seeds.  Natural with a hole in the center for threading.   Edible grain and also good for beading for jewelry.  Tropical perennial/grass.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  USDA Zones:9-10.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.

這個品種的果/種子為金黃色圓珠狀與平時常見的灰黑色水滴狀的種子不同.  自然成形的中間孔洞很方便穿珠成串.  種子可以食用也常見用於首飾用串珠.  熱帶多年生草本/草類.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job%27s_tears                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%8F%E7%B1%B3                https://www.itsfun.com.tw/%E8%96%8F%E8%8B%A1/wiki-6110036-1107806           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1868/

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds. 美洲柿的種子.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds start to germinate in day 21. 美洲柿的種籽第3週開始陸續發芽.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seedling (2nd year). 美洲柿實生小苗(第2年).

Cold hardy fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  White/green flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is either male or female so will require both to produce fruit. Better grow enough to make sure able to have both male and female plants flowering at the same time.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:30′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or air-layering.  Sweet ripe fruit can be harvested around frost time in fall.

耐寒強健的果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開白綠色的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株是雌雄異株. 需要多種幾棵以保同時雄株與雌株能同時開花以授粉結果.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅30-40呎. 繁殖以種子或高壓的方式來進行.  秋天霜降前後果熟可以採收. 果實味甜.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diospyros_virginiana                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/975/#b

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) can be propagated by cuttings. 枝垂型白桑容易用扦插來繁殖.

Cold hardy vigorous tree with pendulous branches.   Tolerant of drought and salt. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Late spring to early summer with yellow green flowers, followed by edible sweet juicy fruit from green to red then ripe to purple-black or maroon.   Bright yellow fall color.   USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:7′-10′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  Propagate by cuttings, grafting or air-layering.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Good for small garden.

耐寒強健野性強的枝垂型落葉樹.  耐旱耐鹽.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開黃綠色小花串,結可食性果實由綠色轉成熟時為紫黑色或暗紅色.  秋天的葉色為亮黃色.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高7-10呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖以扦插,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  藥用.  生長快速. 適合小型花園栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_alba                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%99%bd%e6%a1%91              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63526/#b