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Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) 食茱萸/紅刺蔥

Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) 食茱萸/紅刺蔥

2016-08-30Japanese Prickly-ask (2) (Medium)

Japanese Prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum ailanthoides) seeds.食茱萸/紅刺蔥的種子.

Hardy tropical tree/shrub with green onion like scented foliage.  Sharp thorny foliage.   Harvest the leave, clean and remove the thorns then chop the leaves for cooking.  It is also medicinal herb.  Easy to grow from seeds.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in late summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:40′-45′(H/W) if plant is not controlled.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or air layering.  Medicinal.

強健的熱帶樹/灌木,其葉片有如青蔥般的濃香.  葉脈有尖刺. 採收要採老葉香氣會較重,去除刺後,將葉片切碎後料理.  它也是具有藥效的香草. 容易由種子栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開白色花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅任其生長的話可達40-45呎.  繁殖方式以種子,枝條扦插或高壓方式來進行.  有藥用價值.

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