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Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum)土人參/台灣人蔘

Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum)土人參/台灣人蔘

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Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum) is going to flower soon. 土人參/台灣人蔘抽出花梗快要開花了.


2016-05-10台灣人蔘 (Medium)

Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum) seedlings. 土人參/台灣人蔘苗.


Asian foxtail (Uraria crinita) seeds. 台灣人蔘/狗尾花/通天草種子.

Jewels of Opar (Talinum paniculatum) seeds. 土人參/台灣人蔘種子.

Annual/tropical tender perennial.  Very easy to grow and propagate. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Small tiny pink flowers in late spring through summer to early fall.  USDA Zones:9-10.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds. Medicinal herb/vegetable. Tender leaves and stems are cooked as leafy vegetable, the root can stew with chicken soup, delicious!

一年生或多年生草花. 容易栽種及繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初到初秋開粉紅色小花.花頗吸引蜂蝶.   喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株高/寬幅1.5-2呎.  可以種子春播或枝條扦插或分株來繁殖.   夏天抽出花梗時便可採收.  根的形狀如人參,嫩莖葉可做葉菜來料理,其根能和雞湯燉煮,好吃!   具有藥用價值.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talinum_paniculatum                 http://www.chinabaike.com/z/nong/zp/316773.html                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%9C%9F%E4%BA%BA%E5%8F%82           http://www.lnps.tp.edu.tw/plants/%E5%9C%9F%E4%BA%BA%E8%94%98.htm