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Inca-Peanut/Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) 印加花生

Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) 印加花生

More info and images see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plukenetia_volubilis

Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) 印加花生

Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) 印加花生

Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) mature seed in the seed pod hard shell. 印加花生硬殼內的成熟種子.

Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) mature seed in the seed pod hard shell. 印加花生硬殼內的成熟種子.

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Inca-Peanut (Plukenetia volubilis) soak in water then remove the hard seed coating. 印加花生泡水脹大後容易去殼.

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Inca-Peanut/Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) seeds germination in about 7 days. 印加花生的種子約7天孵出.

Inca-Peanut/Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) 印加花生

 

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Inca-Peanut/Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) seedling grows very fast and strong. 印加花生/南美油藤子葉與本葉很快就長出且長勢很強.

Tender tropical perennial mainly growing for seeds for snack and oil (Sacha inchi nut oil). A health food snack due to its high concentration of Omega-3 and complete proteins particularly for vegetarians!  This mature vine grows around 6′-7′ in height.  Fast growing and fruiting.  Long life span. USDA Zones:9+.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location, prefers in warm climate, in well drained moist rich soil.  Propagate by seeds/cuttings/layering.

 

熱帶不耐寒的多年生藤本主要種植於取來當零食或榨油用的種子. 它是健康食品特別是對素食者對蛋白質及ω-3脂肪酸的需求.  成熟藤株高6-7呎.  生長快速.  壽命很長且種子到結果速度快.  喜熱不耐寒.  以種植於全日照到半日照處,排水佳的溼潤土壤為佳.  以種子/扦插/壓條方式來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plukenetia_volubilis                             http://baike.baidu.com/view/954437.htm

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Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus ‘Painted Lady’) 香豌豆

Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus ‘Painted Lady’) 香豌豆

Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus 'Painted Lady') 香豌豆

Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus ‘Painted Lady’) 香豌豆

Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus 'Painted Lady') germination. 香豌豆孵出.

Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus ‘Painted Lady’) germination. 香豌豆孵出.

Annual Lathyrus odoratus (This variety is ‘Painted Lady’) is a highly scented heirloom sweet pea.  It is easy to grow from seeds.  Seeds are toxic if ingested.  It is a easy to grow annual flowering vine.  Excellent for cut flower and in garden to attract bees and butterflies.  Best to grow in full sun location.   Fast growth.   Easy to propagate by seeds.   It will be nice to see the flowers and smell the fragrance soon since it is annual.  I am growing these for Lorna. 這個一年生的香豌豆(這個是品種是’Painted Lady’雙色的花) 的花香味濃郁很受歡迎.  容易從種子栽種.  種子有毒勿食.  它是生長快速的一年生開花藤,很適合當切花花材,也是於園中吸引蜂蝶的蜜源植物. 最好是全日照.  容易自行結子繁殖.

Black fragrant Clematis (Clematis tashiroi) 田代氏鐵線蓮

Black fragrant Clematis (Clematis tashiroi) 田代氏鐵線蓮

Flowers images see the link below:

http://taibif.org.tw/taibif_search/species_detail.php?name_code=204031

Unique deep purplish-black flowers with fragrance.  It is tender perennial so better to keep it indoor over winter if you live in cold climate.  It prefers in partial shade location.  Medicinal use herb.  USDA Zones:7-10.

田代氏鐵線蓮Clematis tashiroi),又名琉球鐵線蓮. 它是毛茛科鐵線蓮屬,有香味的紫黑色花不大但是算是特別,紫黑色的花並不多.  耐寒性不佳,若是栽種在較冷的氣候區需要保護越冬或搬進室內越冬.  它偏好半日照的環境.  它同時也是被用作草藥的多年生爬藤植物.

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) -- variegated 隨意草 -- 斑葉品種

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) — variegated 隨意草 — 斑葉品種

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant – white (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草 – 白色

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) - pink 隨意草 - 粉紅色

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) – pink 隨意草 – 粉紅色

Very hardy, easy growing perennial. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. White, pink or purple Flowers in summer and fall. This wild flowers attract bees and butterflies which is good for cutting. Easy to propagate the plant by dividing plant in spring, stem cutting, layering or from seeds. Very winter hardy. USDA Zones:2-9. Mature plant size:1.5′-2.5′(H) x 1.5′-2′(W).

非常強健,易栽種的多年生草花. 全日照到半日照的環境為佳. 花色有白色,粉紅色和紫色. 花期很長,從夏季開到秋季,花頗吸引蜂蝶,適合切花. 容易春天分株來繁殖,也可以扦插,壓條或種子來進行繁殖. 非常耐寒. 成熟株高為1.5-2.5呎高,寬約1.5-2呎.

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa)早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa)早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa) 早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa) 早春盛開的鬱金香


It is nice to see some tulips in early spring! I often cut them for the vase. 這是早春盛開的鬱金香之一,早春有花賞也是很好的. 通常我會剪下來室內瓶插.

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Bright and cheerful Daffodil flowers! It is truly spring! 🙂

Heather (Erica) 歐石楠

Heather (Erica) 歐石楠

Heather (Erica) 歐石楠

歐石楠


Heather (Erica) 歐石楠

Heather (Erica) 歐石楠


Heather (Erica) 歐石楠

Heather (Erica) 歐石楠


This genus is small evergreen flowering shrub. Some flower in fall/winter and some flower in spring/summer. Easy to grow.
歐石楠是常綠的小灌木. 有些品種是秋冬開花,有些則是春夏開花. 非常容易栽種.