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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

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Beautiful Red Aztec Spinach in fall. (Chenopodium berlandiera) 秋紅的亞茲特克紅藜很美!

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) is ornamental and edible! 亞茲特克紅藜可以食用亦具有觀賞性!

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seed packet. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子包.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds germination very fast! 亞茲特克紅藜的種子很快就出芽了.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seedlings have red stems and red underside of leaves. 亞茲特克紅藜的小苗莖與葉背為紅色的.

 

Also are known as huauzontle or lamb’s quarters.   Annual vegetable/grain crop.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Bright magenta-red leaves is very striking and ornamental.  You can harvest the leaves and eat them as spinach.  The seeds/grain form quickly after flowering.  Very hardy plant!  It is very nutritious crop!   Mature size:6′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seed freely.

一種一年生的藜,葉片可作葉菜料理如同菠菜,種子營養豐富可做為穀類. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小苗及成熟株的紅葉很具觀賞價值.  植株於開花後很快就結子. 非常強健的植物!  由於作為穀類營養豐富所以這類作物常作為養生植物.  成熟株高可達6呎,寬幅1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.rareseeds.com/red-aztec-spinach-huauzontle-/                 https://www.wildgardenseed.com/product_info.php?products_id=70       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/73991/#b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenopodium_berlandieri

 

 

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’ seeds. 平塚堇種子.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) seeds germination in over 8 months with covering with light soil and moist keeping medium. 10 seeds only 5 germinated. 平塚堇種子孵10出5,室溫覆土避光保濕,歷時8個多月.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) has unique foliage shape. 平塚堇的葉片相當特別.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) seed pods. 平塚堇的種莢.

Hardy perennial.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  It has unique foliage compare with the most of Violas.   This cultivation ‘Red Crane’ should be with red flowers in late spring.  Flowers have musky strong  floral fragrance. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:3″-6″(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds (I found these seeds have rather long germination period, over 8 months! ), division.

強健多年生草花.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  和其他堇菜類相比,這種堇菜的葉形相當特別. 原生是白花的,這個是園藝品種’紅鶴’是紅花品種,春末開花.  花有類似麝香味的強香.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 尚為耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6吋,寬幅6″-1呎.  繁殖方式以種子(種子孵種需時蠻久的,我孵是超過8個月)或分株方式來進行.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_chaerophylloides                          http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/chigusa/item/367317/ https://garden.org/plants/view/118793/Higo-Violet-Viola-chaerophylloides/                      http://www.onrockgarden.com/plant_of_the_month/2013-01          https://selina-m.ru/show.php?name_cat=6&page=123

 

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉

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Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds. 橡膠茉莉的種籽.

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Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds germination in day 17. 橡膠茉莉種子第17天開始發芽.

Tropical hardy evergreen climber.  Easy to grow.  Best in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Lavender flower bloom all year around.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H/L) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶強健的常綠爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  全年開粉紫色花,花期很長.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎高/長,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptostegia_grandiflora                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A9%A1%E8%86%A0%E7%B4%AB%E8%8C%89%E8%8E%89              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2071/

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum kalmianum’Sunny Boulevard™’)貫葉連翹/金絲桃

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum kalmianum’Sunny Boulevard™’) 貫葉連翹/金絲桃
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St. John’s Wort (Hypericum kalmianum’Sunny Boulevard™’) seed pods and seeds. 貫葉連翹/金絲桃種夾與種子.

Hardy small flowering shrub with nice golden yellow flowers in summer to fall.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerent once plant is established. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time. USDA Zones:4-7.  Mature size:2′-3′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.
強健小型開花性灌木,夏秋開金黃色花朵.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  植株生長穩定後很耐旱.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期很長.  極其耐寒但耐熱性不佳.  成熟株高/寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或分株方式來進行.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉

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Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila) fruit. 薜荔的枝葉與果.

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Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds germination. 愛玉種子孵出.

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Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds. 愛玉的種子.

Tropical woody evergreen vine.  Very hardy.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  This type of creeping fig is growing for its seeds, its seeds can be bagged in a clean cotton bag and hand in mineral water to set the jelly.  This jelly has unique fragrance, it is common in Asia for dessert in syrup serve cold with a bit of lemon juice to add some flavour.  Plant is either male or female.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:30′-40′(H/L) X 12′-15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.  Fast growing, could be invasive.

熱帶木本常綠藤.  非常強健. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤中. 這類薜荔/愛玉除了綠化外更可以結果,果實中的種子可以裝入棉袋在礦泉水中洗出愛玉凍. 洗出的愛玉凍可以加入糖水與少許檸檬汁添加風味冰鎮後為好吃的甜點.  植株為雄性或雌性.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或分株方式來進行.  生長快速,可能為強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficus_pumila_var._awkeotsang
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%84%9B%E7%8E%89%E5%AD%90
分辨愛玉果實公母的方法
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5ERWWnpd_E                                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2029/

 

Black Raspberry/white bark raspberry (Rubus leucodermis)黑覆盆莓/白皮覆盆莓

Black Raspberry/white bark raspberry (Rubus leucodermis)黑覆盆莓/白皮覆盆莓

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Black Raspberry/White bark Raspberry (Rubus leucodermis)黑色覆盆子/白皮覆盆子

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Black Raspberry/white bark raspberry (Rubus leucodermis) seeds. 黑覆盆莓/白皮覆盆莓的種子.

Very cold hardy native perennial/shrub with edible berries. Easy to grow.  It is native in North America.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. But tolerant thick shade.  Small white flowers in late spring and edible fruit from red turn very dark.  Plant canes are full with pricks. Handle with care. From far, the ripe berries making the plant looks like blackberry.  USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 3′-4′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.

非常耐寒強健的原生多年生/灌木結可食性莓果.  容易栽種.  北美原生.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  但也耐蔭.  春末開白色小花結的可食性莓果會有紅轉為暗黑色.  植株的莖條多刺.  要特別小心處理.  遠看有熟果的植株會讓人有植株像是黑莓的錯覺.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅3-4呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,壓條或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubus_leucodermis
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/65343/                            http://www.blackraspberrybuzz.com/the-difference-between-black-raspberries-and-blackberries

 

Candicans White Fir (Abies concolor ‘Candicans’)科羅拉多白冷杉

Candicans White Fir (Abies concolor ‘Candicans’)科羅拉多白冷杉

 

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Candicans White Fir (Abies concolor ‘Candicans’)科羅拉多白冷杉

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Candicans White Fir (Abies concolor ‘Candicans’)科羅拉多白冷杉

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Candicans White Fir (Abies concolor ‘Candicans’) has soft wide needles. 科羅拉多白冷杉的針葉較寬又軟.

Hardy conifer with blue-white soft needles.  Very handsome tree!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location. Seeds attract birds and wild animals to feed on.  USDA Zones:4-8. Mature size:40′(H) X 15′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds or grafting.

科羅拉多白冷杉有著藍白色的寬軟針葉. 非常好看帥氣的樹! 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處. 種子吸引鳥類及野生動物來覓食.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高40呎,寬幅15-20呎.  以種子,高壓或嫁接方式來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3112/candicans-white-fir/         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/117333/