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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) 大黃

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) 大黃

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) seeds.大黃的種子.

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) seeds germination in about 20 days. 大黃的種子約20天發芽.

Cold hardy perennial with edible stems.  This variety have firmer stems so it is good for beverage, jam and pies. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  White flowers in summer.   Drought tolerant once plant is established.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, offsets, rhizomes/tubers or division.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Plant is toxic except that leaf stems.

強ˊ健耐寒的多年生草本其葉梗可以食用.  這個品種的葉梗較為紮實所以經煮後口感還不錯,是適合做成果醬或派餡的材料. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開白色花.  極為耐寒也耐熱也耐旱,整個就是無敵的可食性植物啊!  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子,側芽,塊莖或分株的方式來進行.   生長速度快.  除了葉梗/柄可以食用外,全株有毒. 藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhubarb                                                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A4%A7%E9%BB%84          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/100004/


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/

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


Hot Pepper ‘Red Peter’ (Capsicum annuum ‘Red Peter’ ) 小弟弟辣椒

Hot Pepper ‘Red Peter’ (Capsicum annuum ‘Red Peter’ ) 小弟弟辣椒

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Hot Pepper ‘Red Peter’ (Capsicum annuum ‘Red Peter’ ) seeds germinate in a week. 小弟弟辣椒種子一週就發芽.

Small hot chili pepper with penis shape.  Annual. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.

成熟辣椒果實外型如男性生殖器,故名. 一年生草本.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  成熟株高/寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_pepper                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/82902/


Super Size Elephant Ear ‘Thailand Giant Strain’ (Colocasia gigantea) 大野芋

Super Size Elephant Ear ‘Thailand Giant Strain’ (Colocasia gigantea) 大野芋


Super Size Elephant Ear ‘Thailand Giant Strain’ (Colocasia gigantean) offset. 大野芋的小側芽.

Tropical herb/root vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  This plant has very large foliage and giant bulb/rhizomes. Bloom fragrant white flowers.  USDA Zones:7-10. Mature size:5′(H) X15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, offsets or division.

這種是芋界中的巨無霸.  熱帶植物/根莖類蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  它有著超巨大型葉片比大傘的傘面還要大,球根也非常可觀可以達到大水桶的大小. 開白色香花.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高5呎,寬幅可達15呎.  繁殖方式以種子,側芽或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colocasia_gigantea                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A4%A7%E9%87%8E%E8%8A%8B              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/123816/                 http://www.plantdelights.com/Colocasia-gigantea-Thailand-Giant-for-sale/Buy-Giant-Elephant-Ear/Thailand-Giant/

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha)子母蓮

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) has amazing vitality.子母蓮的生命力很驚人.



Tropical Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) can be propagated by leaf. 子母蓮可由葉芽來繁殖.

This tropical viviparous water lily is highly viviparous!  This tropical tender perennial is very easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun location in a pond/container with rich sandy soil.   Plants bloom all year around with fragrant white/pink/blue/purple flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Edible.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: depends on the pond…  Propagate by seeds, viviparous leaf node, bulbs, offsets, rhizomes and division.  Fast growing!

熱帶白天開花型睡蓮,容易以葉芽胎生來自行繁殖.  這種熱帶不耐寒多年生植物非常容易栽種與繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照處的水塘/水要淹過容器內沃土的高度.  成熟植株可全能開花,花有香味,花色有白/粉紅/藍/紫色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  可以食用. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株取決與水塘或容器大小…繁殖以種子,胎生業,球根,地下塊莖及分株法來進行.  生長速度快!

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphaea_micrantha                                                  http://guan-tian.com/flower3.htm                                                                     http://www.victoria-adventure.org/waterlilies_images/vivips/page1.html

Katuk (Sauropus androgynous) 守宮木

Katuk (Sauropus androgynous) 守宮木

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Katuk (Sauropus androgynous) can be propagated by cuttings or seeds. 守宮木可以枝條扦插或種子來繁殖.


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Katuk (Sauropus androgynous) seeds. 守宮木的種子.

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Katuk (Sauropus androgynous) seedlings. 守宮木落葉的小實生苗.

Tropical tender perennial/shrub.    It is a herb/leafy vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellow/orange/red flowers in spring and summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   White fruit is very cute!  I think it is very ornamental.    USDA Zones:8-11.     Mature size:4′-6′(H)/(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

它是熱帶多年生植物/灌木.  用做藥草或葉菜.  又叫樹菜/馬尼菜/減肥菜/越南菜/天綠香,為大戟科守宮木屬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春夏開黃/橘/紅色小花,結白色小果實.  很可愛很具觀賞價值. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅亦同.  以種子或扦插方式來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauropus_androgynus                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%AE%88%E5%AE%AB%E6%9C%A8            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/137885/                            http://www.eattheweeds.com/edible-katuk-sauropus-androgynus-2/                      http://www.eattheweeds.com/edible-katuk-sauropus-androgynus-2/    http://blog.unnes.ac.id/antosupri/manfaat-daun-katuk-bagi-kesehatan-secara-herbal/                                                                                              http://www.healthapta.com/natural-home-remedies-for-oral-thrush-in-infants-and-adults/