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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) seeds are fast and easy to germinate in wet soil. 糯稻種子於濕土的土表很容易也很快就孵出.

Annual.  This is known as “sticky rice".  It is very fragrant and with sticky texture after cooked.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. Mature size:2′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds.

一年生草本.  糯米煮後香糯有黏性. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  成熟株高約2呎,寬幅9吋到1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/Glutinous_rice                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%B3%AF%E7%A8%BB

 

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) flower heads are seeding. 菖蒲的花序結種子中.

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.

芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78454/#b

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

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Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) 崩大碗or雷公根

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Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) foliage. 崩大碗or雷公根的葉.

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Gotu Kola or Spadeleaf (Centella asiatica) flowers are very tiny. 崩大碗or雷公根的花超級迷你的.

Tropical perennial herb. Ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. Tiny purple flowers is not so notiecable.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″(H) X 9″-1′(W). Propagate by seeds, runner, cutting, offset, rhizomes, division.  Medicinal.   Leaves are harvested to cook for food or drinks in many cultures in the world.

傘形科積雪草屬的熱帶多年生草本地被植物.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤. 紫紅色的小花很迷你不易被注意到.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,走莖,扦插,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.   葉片採摘後可料理成粥品或涼茶.

Reference inks: 參考網站資料連結:                                                                                                                                                                        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centella_asiatica                                                              https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%b4%a9%e5%a4%a7%e7%a2%97                          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/64222/#b

Araza (Eugenia stipitata) 思帝果

Araza (Eugenia stipitata) 思帝果
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Araza (Eugenia stipitata) seeds. 思帝果的種子.

Tropical fruit tree with very fragrant, aromatic and good flavour but acidic fruit. Evergreen.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Very good for making jam or making juice to blend with other sweeter fruit.  Seeds germination will take almost 6 months though.  Otherwise it is easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers blooming all year around. Fruit should be picked when ripe and mature to yellow color on the tree.  You rarely seen this in supermarket because yellow ripe fruit is fragile which it is not good for shelf display.  😦    USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:7′-15′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings, air-layering.
原生於亞馬遜熱帶雨林的常綠果樹. 果實味道很香,滋味好但味酸. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  因為味香風味佳但味道酸所以多加糖製成果醬或者打成果汁做成飲料. 種子出芽曼有時要半年左右. 要不然苗期短. 查資料是說一年到頭都能開花結果. 花小而白. 果實熟到轉黃才好採收.  果實成熟後採收的貯存期限約僅3天所以超市很少見到它們的蹤影.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅為7-15呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插或高壓方式來進行.

Sundew (Drosera spatulata)小毛氈苔

Sundew (Drosera spatulata)小毛氈苔

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Sundew (Drosera spatulata) seeds. 小毛氈苔的種子很細小.

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Sundew (Drosera spatulata) seeds germination in about 18 days. 小毛氈苔種子約18天左右孵出.

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Sundew (Drosera spatulata) seedlings are still very tiny. 小毛氈苔的小實生苗.

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Sundew (Drosera spatulata) seedlings are growing their first true leaf! 小毛氈苔實生苗長出第一片本葉了.

Small tropical carnivorous/insectivorous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Small pink flowers in late spring to mid summer.  USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:3″-6″(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or division. Suitable growing in containers indoors.

小型熱帶多年生肉食/食蟲植物.  茅膏菜屬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的濕潤土壤中.  春末到仲夏間開粉紅色小花.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅僅3-6吋.  繁殖方式以種子或分株方式來進行. 適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drosera_spatulata                                      https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%b0%8f%e6%af%9b%e6%b0%88%e8%8b%94  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/86307/

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉

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Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds. 橡膠茉莉的種籽.

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Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds germination in day 17. 橡膠茉莉種子第17天開始發芽.

Tropical hardy evergreen climber.  Easy to grow.  Best in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Lavender flower bloom all year around.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H/L) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶強健的常綠爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  全年開粉紫色花,花期很長.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎高/長,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptostegia_grandiflora                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A9%A1%E8%86%A0%E7%B4%AB%E8%8C%89%E8%8E%89              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2071/

American columbo or Yellow Gentian (Frasera caroliniensis)黃龍膽

American columbo or Yellow Gentian (Frasera caroliniensis) 黃龍膽

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American columbo or Yellow Gentian (Frasera caroliniensis) seeds. 黃龍膽的種子.

Hardy perennial.  Gentian family.  It is native from Southern Ontario and throughout the eastern and southeastern US.  Although it is endangered in Canada.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist, rich soil.  Tall flower stem is purple-red.  Flowers are blooming facing downwards with 4 petals.  Plants die after self-seeded. USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:2′-8′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal herb.

強健多年生草花.  龍膽家族的一員.  原生於安大略省南部及美國東部與東南部均有分佈. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤肥沃的土壤.  植物成熟時會抽出很長的紫紅色的花梗,開的花四瓣綠色帶有粉或紫色. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類. 花謝結籽後植株便死亡.  喜冷不耐熱.  成熟株高開花前僅約2呎高左右,開花時可達8呎高,寬幅僅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子方式來進行.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frasera_caroliniensis                             https://www.ontario.ca/page/american-columbo         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/199409/