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Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) 桃金娘

Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) 桃金娘

Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) seeds.   桃金娘種子.

Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) seeds.
桃金娘種子.

2015-12-18 005 (Medium)

Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) seeds germination in 15 days. 桃金娘種子約15天會孵出.

2016-04-23 010 (Medium)

Downy Rosemyrtle/Hill Gossberry (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa) seedling. 桃金娘小苗.

This tropical flowering shrub grow edible fruit!  late winter to spring with pink single flowers.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Hardy and easy to grow in warm region.  Best growing in full sun location.  Ripe purple berries are edible to human and animals, birds enjoy them very much!  Whole plant is medicinal.  Propagate by seeds.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 4′-6′(W).  It remains evergreen in warm region, and can be invasive because plant self seeds easily.

熱帶開花性灌木. 冬末到春天開深粉紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  強健喜熱,容易栽種. 最好種在全日照處. 成熟的紫色漿果人可以食用,鳥類也愛吃.   全株可藥用.  繁殖以種子來進行. 成熟株高及寬幅:4-6呎.  在溫暖地區它是常綠的. 在某些溫暖地區為強勢植物.  容易自行結籽繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhodomyrtus_tomentosa

http://jky.qzedu.cn/zhsj/hhzp/mb–2/tjn.htm

http://www.zysj.com.cn/zhongyaocai/yaocai_t/taojinniang.html