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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

Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) 可可樹

Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) 可可樹

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These Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds seems viable for sure! 這4顆可可樹種子看起來活性不錯!

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These Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds are growing! 這4顆可可樹種子開始生長了!

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Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds are growing! 這4顆可可樹種子開始生長了!

The main ingredient of delicious chocolate! Tropical tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location.    Small white flowers bloom all year on the tree bark.  USDA Zones:9/10-11.   Mature size:15′-30′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Seeds have very short viability.

巧克力的主要材料!  熱帶經濟樹種.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處. 成株全年枝幹上可開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高15-30呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  種子活性很短.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theobroma_cacao                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%8F%AF%E5%8F%AF%E6%A8%B9                      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/721/#b

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds. 美洲柿的種子.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds start to germinate in day 21. 美洲柿的種籽第3週開始陸續發芽.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seedling (2nd year). 美洲柿實生小苗(第2年).

Cold hardy fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  White/green flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is either male or female so will require both to produce fruit. Better grow enough to make sure able to have both male and female plants flowering at the same time.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:30′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or air-layering.  Sweet ripe fruit can be harvested around frost time in fall.

耐寒強健的果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開白綠色的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株是雌雄異株. 需要多種幾棵以保同時雄株與雌株能同時開花以授粉結果.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅30-40呎. 繁殖以種子或高壓的方式來進行.  秋天霜降前後果熟可以採收. 果實味甜.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diospyros_virginiana                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/975/#b

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

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) can be propagated by cuttings. 枝垂型白桑容易用扦插來繁殖.

Cold hardy vigorous tree with pendulous branches.   Tolerant of drought and salt. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Late spring to early summer with yellow green flowers, followed by edible sweet juicy fruit from green to red then ripe to purple-black or maroon.   Bright yellow fall color.   USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:7′-10′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  Propagate by cuttings, grafting or air-layering.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Good for small garden.

耐寒強健野性強的枝垂型落葉樹.  耐旱耐鹽.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開黃綠色小花串,結可食性果實由綠色轉成熟時為紫黑色或暗紅色.  秋天的葉色為亮黃色.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高7-10呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖以扦插,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  藥用.  生長快速. 適合小型花園栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_alba                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%99%bd%e6%a1%91              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63526/#b

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

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Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container.
芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用. 適合盆植.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38307/#b  http://www.finegardening.com/variegated-sweet-flag-acorus-calamus-%E2%80%98variegatus%E2%80%99

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds. 斐濟果的種子.

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds germination in a month. 斐濟果的種子約1個月會發芽.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Red and white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Edible sweet juicy fruit is very fragrant.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 4′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

熱帶果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末夏初開紅色帶白色的花朵.  結的可食果實很香甜多汁.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高8-10呎,寬幅4-6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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acca_sellowiana            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%96%90%E6%BF%9F%E6%9E%9C              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1398/#b