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Toringo Crabapple (Malus toringo or Malus sieboldii ) 三葉海棠

Toringo Crabapple (Malus toringo or Malus sieboldii ) 三葉海棠

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Toringo Crabapple (Malus toringo or Malus sieboldii ) seeds germination. 三葉海棠的種子孵出.

Cold hardy small flowering tree. Malus sieboldii, commonly called Siebold’s crab, Siebold’s crabapple.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Beautiful single pure white flowers in spring.  Flowers attract bees.  Small yellow or red fruit (depends on variety) in fall which attract birds and wild life.  USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:4′-12′(H) X 3′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

耐寒強健的小型開花樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   春開美麗的白色單瓣花朵.  花為頗引蜂類的蜜源.  果實於秋天時轉黃或紅色(看品種)頗吸引鳥類與野生動物前來覓食.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高4-12呎,寬幅3-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malus_sieboldii                                       https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/80715/#b

 

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

Annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Lemon yellow flowers from late spring to frost.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds.   Self seed easily.

Reference links:

https://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/cosmos-bipinnatus-lemonade             https://www.thompson-morgan.com/p/cosmos-bipinnatus-lemonadetrade-garden-ready/t72175TM

Cinnamon Basil (Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) 肉桂羅勒

Cinnamon Basil (Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) 肉桂羅勒

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Cinnamon Basil (Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) is flowering. 肉桂羅勒開花中.

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Cinnamon Basil (Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) is forming seeds. 肉桂羅勒的種子形成中.

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Cinnamon Basil (Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) has purple red/dark red flower buds. 肉桂羅勒的花苞為紫紅/暗紅色.

Never plant this before because never tried this in any food.  Recently tried Vietnamese pho and really please with the combination with this with lime juice in beef soup!  What a genus way to combine these 3 things together!   Annual herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Purple flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Whole plant is fragrant with basil with cinnamon scent.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

以前不曾種過這種也不曾用過.  最近試過越南菜,相當喜歡它和青檸在牛肉湯裡的味道!  這三種味道都是濃郁的沒有想到融合之後是如此不違和和相得益彰! 原產於墨西哥,其老莖與花萼呈紫紅色,花為紫色.  它是一年生的香草植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  紫萼紫花於夏天開到秋天.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株帶有肉桂香的羅勒香氣.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/920/                              http://blog.igarden.com.tw/2001/05/5M10515.html

Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) 線椒

Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) 線椒

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) small white flower and small green fruit. 線椒的小白花與剛形成的小小綠色果實.

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) flower just wilt and start to set fruit! 線椒的花謝後著果中!

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) flowers are forming. 線椒的花苞形成中.

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) fruit length is getting longer and longer! 線椒的長度越來越細長!

Annual vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees.  Edible leaves can be cooked as leafy vegetable.   Long thin fruit from green turn red when mature.  The spicy level of its fruit is not too hot which suitable for making sauce or in a stir fry.  Mature size: ?(H) X ?(W).  Propagate by seeds.

一年生蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏到初秋開白色花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  葉片可如葉菜般料理可食.  瘦長型果成熟時會由綠轉紅.   辣度不算太辣所以適合做成辣椒醬或炒菜食用.  成熟株高?呎,寬幅?呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.371zy.com/zfxm/zzxm/10852.html                                 https://xw.qq.com/cmsid/20180505A1F63V00

 

Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

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Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

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Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) seed pods are forming! 繖花龍吐珠結種莢了!

Annual medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees.  Mature size:  Propagate by seeds.  Whole plant can be dried and stored.

一年生藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏秋開白色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  成熟株高,寬幅.  繁殖方式以種子來進行.  全株可乾燥後保存.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://bruce0342.blogspot.com/search?q=%E7%99%BD%E8%8A%B1%E8%9B%87%E8%88%8C%E8%8D%89                                                                                             http://kplant.biodiv.tw/繖花龍吐珠/繖花龍吐珠.htm

Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

Wild bitter melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

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Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’) seedling. 山苦瓜的小實生苗.

Annual vegetable vine/herb.  Prefer growing in warm to hot temperature.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Yellow flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees.  The whole plant has strong bitter odor.  Small edible fruit ripe to orange, fruit contains seeds with red coating.   Tender shoots and young leaves are also good for cooking. Whole plant can be dried and store for herbal tea use.  Medicianl.  Mature size:10′-12′(H/L) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

葫蘆科苦瓜屬,一年生之草質藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處排水佳的濕潤土壤.  夏到秋開黃色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有苦味,結的果實比一般苦瓜要小些,外皮綠色果熟時轉為橙色,果內種子有紅色籽囊包覆.  全株可以食用. 全株可以乾燥後貯存作為泡茶用. 藥用.  成熟株高藤長呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://lam.hl.gov.tw/hadd/index.aspx?unit=cyclopaedia&p=detail&index=1&ac=18       https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40495-016-0045-2                                 http://www.stuartxchange.org/AmpalayangLigaw.html          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61001/