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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

2017-11-26 Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶 (3) - Copy

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

2017-12-18 Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶 (1)

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.

2017-12-18 Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶 (2) - Copy

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/