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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) flowers. 檸檬貓薄荷的花.

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) seeds. 檸檬貓薄荷的種子.

Biennial herb.  Lemon catnip, cats love to eat and smell the plant!  Aromatic.  This is probably the best fragrance of all catnip! Very pleasant! 🙂 Easy to grow from seeds!  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pale pink to white flowers in summer to fall.  Whole plant has nice lemony fragrance!  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds. Medicinal.  Edible for humans as well for calming.   Suitable for growing in containers.

二年生香草. 檸檬貓薄荷,貓咪很愛吃也很愛聞它的味道! 這種大概是諸多貓薄荷中是最香最好聞的了!  🙂 容易由種子來栽種!  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的淡粉到白色的花從夏天開到秋天.  全株有著好聞的香濃檸檬味!  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.   沒錯,人也可以用不過和貓的作用相反,對人則變成有放鬆,鎮靜,助眠等作用.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.cat-world.com.au/all-about-catnip.html                                                               https://www.newlifeonahomestead.com/catnip-edible-medicinal-herb/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54879/#b                              http://www.floralencounters.com/Seeds/seed_detail.jsp?productid=99528                 http://www.twwiki.com/wiki/%E6%AA%B8%E6%AA%AC%E8%B2%93%E8%96%84%E8%8D%B7

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) are sold in Asian supermarket. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝在亞洲超市有賣.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) the look is just like its common name ‘Hairy Lychee’. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的熟果外形果真如其名.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit size. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝一顆可以一手掌握.

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Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit in whole, half peeled, peeled fruit, halved fruit and seed. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的帶皮果實,半去皮,完全去皮,去掉一半果肉及種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  It is easy to grow in warm/hot climate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellowish green fragrant flowers.  Flowers attract bees.  In warm/hot climate, mature trees are able to flower and fruit twice a year.   Fruit with red or yellow hairy coating (peel), the inner flesh is white, sweet and juicy.  Seed size and shape is like an almond.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:40’+(H) X 30′-40′(W).  Propagate by fresh seeds, grafting or air-layering.  Seeds have short viability. Plant is either male or female.

熱帶果樹.  在氣候溫暖/炎熱的地區很容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  開黃綠色有香味的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   種植地區夠熱的話一年可開花結果兩次.  果實外皮為紅色或黃色,外皮有粗毛,果肉白,甜而多汁.  果肉內含種子一枚,大小與形狀如一枚杏仁豆. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎以上,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖方式以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  新鮮種子的活性很短.  植株為雌雄異株.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rambutan                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%BA%A2%E6%AF%9B%E4%B8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61024/#b                       http://www.kcfa.org.tw/LS/Display.asp?Num=109&Num2=9

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) seeds. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的種子.

2017-07-18 Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙 (2)

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) first seed germination in 18 days. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的第一顆種子18天才發芽.

Tropical perennial vine/herb.  This vine foliage (about 20 leaves each recipe) can be crushed and bruised with blender or hands in clean drinking water to form jelly.  The jelly can be sweetened by syrup or juice as desert.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer.   USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:20′-30′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing indoors in containers.

熱帶多年生爬藤/藥草.  這種藤的葉片(一次約20片)用果汁機或用手打碎弄爛在乾淨的水中會形成果凍. 跟愛玉子搓洗差不多只不過用葉片所以不需要等開花結果這種較長的過程.  這種果凍能加糖水或果汁後做成甜點食用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長20-30呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?                        http://www.seedsandplant.com/unit/7015695/                 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_jelly id=5585                                                          http://www.ebay.com/itm/20-RARE-SEEDS-Natural-Jelly-Vine-S-ng-sam-Long-Rung-Vietnam-Cyclea-barbata-/161789267694                 http://fresh2u.ecrater.co.uk/p/22219689/tropical-herb-natural-green-vine

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

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Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝 whole fruit in mesh bag, fruit after removed peel and seeds. 網袋裡的荔枝果,去皮的果粒以及種子.

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Lychee (Litchi chinensis) fresh seeds germinate in about 2 weeks. 荔枝新鮮種子約2週發芽.

Tropical fruit tree with edible sweet juicy fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant small white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  Fruit is very sweet and juicy, delicious!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:30′-40′(H) X 15′-20′(W).   Propagate by seeds, grafting or layering.

熱帶果樹結可食用的甜嫩多汁的果實.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類. 果實甜而多汁,非常好吃!  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅15-20呎.  繁殖以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lychee                                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8D%94%E6%9E%9D                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48890/#b

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seedling is showing the leaves. 蒜香藤小苗展葉了.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 蒜香藤的種子約2週發芽.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) has very few viable seeds in a seed pod.蒜香藤種莢內的有效種子很少.

Also known as: Cydista aequinoctialis.  Tropical flowering vine.  Native to tropical South America.  This perennial foliage and flowers has garlic scent.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.     Evergreen in tropical climate.  Fragrant medium sized mauve/lavender blooming from late spring to fall, very long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H)/(L).  Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Not many viable seeds in a seed pod.

原生於南美的熱帶多年生開花藤類.  因其花葉均有大蒜的氣味,故得此名. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  熱帶地區植株為全年常綠.  中型花朵為淺藍紫色,於春末開到秋季,花期非常長!  花為頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長12-15呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.  生長速度快.  適合盆植.  種莢中的有效種子數不高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansoa_alliacea                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%92%9C%E9%A6%99%E8%97%A4      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/119636/                http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/garlic-vine/                                         https://www.rareflora.com/cydistaaec.htm

Pepino or Melon Pear (Solanum muricatum) 人參果or南美香瓜茄

Pepino or Melon Pear (Solanum muricatum) 人參果or南美香瓜茄

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Pepino or Melon Pear (Solanum muricatum) seeds. 人參果or南美香瓜茄的種子.

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Pepino or Melon Pear (Solanum muricatum) seeds germination in 10-14 days. 人參果or南美香瓜茄的種子10-14天孵出.

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Pepino or Melon Pear (Solanum muricatum) 人參果or南美香瓜茄

Tropical perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Violet flowers bloom repeatedly from mid spring to fall.  White fruit with purple markings, edible.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 9″-12″(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

茄科的熱帶多年生水果. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到秋天紫色小花開花不斷.  花後結白色帶有紫色紋路的瓜果,熟果可食.  甜而脆. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅9吋到1呎. 繁殖以種子或扦插枝條的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum_muricatum             https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%A6%99%E7%93%9C%E8%8C%84         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/67352/#b                       http://su108.pixnet.net/blog/post/13444747-%E4%BA%BA%E8%94%98%E6%9E%9C%E2%86%92%E9%A6%99%E7%93%9C%E8%8C%84