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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds. 油茶的種子.

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds germination about 3 weeks, a bit faster and easier when shell is removed first.油茶種子約3週發芽,去殼的較快也較容易出芽.

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds germination about 3 weeks, a bit faster and easier when shell is removed first. This one has shell on, about 3 days later than the seeds shell removed. 油茶種子約3ˋ週發芽,去殼的較快也較容易出芽. 這棵沒有去殼的也僅比去殼的晚孵出3天而已.

Evergreen flowering tree with oil rich seeds that are used for tea oil press. Tea oil is edible and good to go with food, like rice and noodles.  Tea oil has slightly bitter taste.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Fragrant white flowers in late fall to winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Seed pulp after oil press can be used as cleaning product and keep insects away in garden.  USDA Zones:7-9. Mature size: 15′-20′(H) X 6′-10′(W). Propagate by seeds cuttings, buddings, grafting or layering.

常綠開花樹主用以種子榨油為主.  茶油可用於食用可直接用於煮好的米麵.  這茶油略有苦味.  植株容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  植株余秋末到冬季開白色單瓣香花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  榨油後的渣還可用於一般清潔,花園驅蟲的用途. 喜溫暖不甚耐寒.  成熟株高15-20呎,寬幅6-10呎.  繁殖可以種子,枝條扦插,芽插,嫁接或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia_oleifera                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e6%b2%b9%e8%8c%b6           https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/64176/

 

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) fruit inner flesh and seed.哥倫比亞青龍眼果肉與種子.

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) seeds germination in about 1 month. 哥倫比亞青龍眼種子約1個月孵出.

Tropical fruit tree.  Fruit looks like small lime.  The inside flesh is silky and flavorful but not as sweet and firm just to compare with longan (Dimocarpus longan).  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white fragrant flowers in late winter to mid spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: 40′(H) X 20′-30′(W). Propagate by seeds or layering.

熱帶果樹.  果實外觀像是小顆青檸.  果肉多汁酸甜適中,口感絲滑偏軟. 與龍眼相比,龍眼較甜,果肉口感也較紮實. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 冬末到仲春開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎,寬幅20-30呎.  繁殖以種子或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melicoccus_bijugatus     https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/102874/        http://www.iplantz.com/plant/1044/melicoccus-bijugatus/

Yellow Climbing Rose (Rosa ‘Golden Showers’) 爬藤香玫’黃金雨’

Yellow Climbing Rose (Rosa ‘Golden Showers’) 爬藤香玫’黃金雨’

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Yellow Climbing Rose (Rosa ‘Golden Showers’) is beautiful and with nice fragrance! 爬藤香玫’黃金雨’花美又香!

Cold hardy climbing rose with bright golden yellow flowers and wonderful fragrance!  Repeat bloomer!  Flowers on new canes and old canes.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Long blooming time from late spring to early summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones: 5-9. Mature size:12′-14′(H/L).  Propagate by cuttings or grafting.  Remove spent flowers for new growth.  Fast growth.

耐寒強健的蔓玫,金黃色的花有著極芬芳好聞的香味!  續開型!  花於新枝及老枝都能來花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末夏初開到秋天,花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高12呎到14呎高/藤長. 繁殖以扦插或嫁接的方式來進行.  將謝掉的花剪除才能刺激新的花苞形成.  生長快速.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/4637/golden-showers-climbing-rose/      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/948/#b

Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) 毬蘭

Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) 毬蘭

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Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) seeds. 毬蘭的種子.

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Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) seeds start to germinate in about 4 days. 毬蘭種子約4天開始發芽.

Tropical flowering vine.  Native in rain forest South of Asia. Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Flowers only on new wood so it will need to remove spent flowers to encourage more growth.    Many small flowers combine as a flower head, almost a ball like shape, each flower petal is tan with reddish brown edge and off white center.  Fragrant.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 4′-8′ (H/L) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.

熱帶開花藤.  容易栽種.  原生於南亞的雨林.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.   該物種僅在新枝上萌出花芽,故花謝後須剪除以利花芽再生.   開芬芳的花朵,花瓣為淡黃/象牙色,花心為接近淡粉紅色.  花由多數的小花組成像花球般,單朵花的花瓣為淡黃色帶紅褐色的花瓣邊緣,接近米色的花心.  花香.  植株喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高/藤長4-8呎, 寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://garden.org/plants/view/240196/Wax-Plant-Hoya-crassicaulis/            https://www.rareflora.com/hoyacra.html

Hoya (Hoya fusco marginata) 毬蘭

Hoya (Hoya fusco marginata) 毬蘭

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Hoya (Hoya fusco marginata) 毬蘭的種子.

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Hoya (Hoya fusco marginata) seeds start to germinate in about 4 days. 毬蘭種子約4天開始發芽.

Tropical flowering vine. Easy to grow. Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.   Fragrant yellow/ivory pedals and salmon center flowers in summer.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4′-8′(H/L) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.

熱帶開花藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.   夏開芬芳的花朵,花瓣為淡黃/象牙色,花心為接近淡粉紅色.  植株喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高/藤長4-8呎, 寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://garden.org/plants/view/657316/Wax-Plant-Hoya-fuscomarginata/            https://srqhoyas.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1233

 

Wisteria season in Toronto!多倫多紫藤花開!

Wisteria season in Toronto!多倫多紫藤花開!

Just beautiful! 美不勝收!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

 

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

 

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto!  Reblooming Wisteria in backyard. 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見! 客戶家後院的續開紫藤.

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! Reblooming Wisteria. 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見! 這株是客戶家的續開型紫藤. 花瓣與其他的紫藤相比較為厚實.

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto!  Reblooming Wisteria.  這株是客戶家的續開型紫藤.

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘yae-kokuryu’ at TBG.) 多倫多植物園裡的日本黑龍紫藤.

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ at TBG. ) 多倫多植物園中的日本紫藤’Lawrence’.

 

Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) 海葡萄

Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) 海葡萄

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Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) seeds. 海葡萄的種子.

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Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) seedlings. 海葡萄從種子發芽到實生小苗出葉.

Tropical tender perennial with edible fruit.  Tolerant seaside high salt content environment. Foliage from green change to red in fall.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant small white flowers in clusters from mid spring to mid summer.   USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Suitable growing in containers.  Drought-tolerant once plant is established.

熱帶不耐寒多年生植物,其果實如葡萄可以食用. 能耐海濱高鹽份的環境. 葉片於秋冷時會由綠轉紅,溫暖氣候區則呈常綠.  容易栽種與繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  成串的白色小花有香味,從仲春開到仲夏.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅:6-8呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  適合盆植. 植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccoloba_uvifera                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e6%b5%b7%e8%91%a1%e8%90%84                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1869/#b            http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%B5%B7%E8%91%A1%E8%90%84/%E6%B5%B7%E8%91%A1%E8%90%84.htm