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Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) 黑五味子

Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) 黑五味子

2017-11-29 Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) 黑五味子 (1) - Copy

Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) seeds. 黑五味子的種子.

2018-11-07 Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) 黑五味子 (3) - Copy

Black Schisandra (Schisandra nigra or Schisandra repanda) seeds germination around 7+ months. 黑五味子的種子孵出,約7個多月的孵種期.

Cold hardy deciduous climber. Native in Korea and Japan. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Creamy-white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Edible fruit (raw or cooked) from green to dark when mature.  USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:20′(H/L).  Propagate by seeds, cutting/layering.  Medicinal.

耐寒強健的落葉爬藤.  原生於韓國與日本.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  米黃色的花朵於春末夏初時盛開.  果實由綠轉黑成熟時可以食用(生食或熟食).  喜熱尚耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長20呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插/壓條的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Schisandra+repanda        http://kanon1001.web.fc2.com/foto_sinrin/K_matubusa/matubusa/matubusa.htm   http://blog.daum.net/bogdeu/1043                                                       https://tw.news.yahoo.com/%E9%9F%93%E9%A2%A8-%E6%BF%9F%E5%B7%9E%E5%B3%B6%E6%B5%B7%E5%A5%B3%E8%AD%B7%E8%82%9D%E9%A4%8A%E7%94%9F%E7%A7%98%E6%96%B9-020206777.html                                       https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/243326/#b

Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) 茶樹

Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) 茶樹

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Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) seedling. 茶樹的小實生苗.

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Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) seeds. 茶樹的種子.

Evergreen flowering tree with its leaves for tea.   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.  USDA Zones:8-11. Mature size: 6′-8′(H) X 3′-6′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings. Medicinal.

常綠開花樹主用以葉片做茶為主.   植株容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  植株於秋末到冬季開白色單瓣香花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.   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,枝條扦插的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia_sinensis                                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/茶树                                                         https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57841/

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英

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Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seeds. 山素英的種子.

2018- 08-07 Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英(3) - Copy

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seeds germination rather fast. 山素英的種子很快就孵出.

2018-09-18 Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英 (1)

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seedling. 山素英的小苗.

Evergreen tropical flowering subshrub/climber with trailing habit.  Native in east of Asia.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant white flowers in mid early spring to early summer.  Jasmine fragranced flowers attract bees and butterflies, also good for perfume.   Fruit ripe from green turn dark berries.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:5′(H) X3′-15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Drought tolerant once established.  Excellent for hedges use.  Suitable for containers.

又稱青藤仔. 熱帶常綠開花亞灌木有著會垂墜能攀爬的枝條. 原生於東亞.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到初夏間開白色芳香的單瓣花.  花朵有著茉莉般的香氣,頗吸引蜂蝶也可應用於香水製造.  果實成熟時會由綠轉黑.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高5呎,寬幅3-15呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.  藥用.  植株穩定後頗為耐旱.  很適合作為綠籬.  可盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasminum_subtriplinerve                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/青藤仔                     http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Jasminum+nervosum              http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200017785           https://tpbg.tfri.gov.tw/PlantContent.php?rid=597

Tonkin jasmine (Telosma cordata) 夜來香

Tonkin jasmine (Telosma cordata) 夜來香

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Tonkin jasmine (Telosma cordata) 夜來香

Tropical flowering vine with fragrant edible flowers.  Evergreen.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant yellow flowers in clusters bloom at night from mid summer to early fall.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:8′-10′(H/L/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

蘿藦科夜來香屬的多年生熱帶開花藤,又名:夜香花, 夜蘭香, 夜香花, 香花菜.  花苞與花朵可以食用. 常綠.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲夏到初秋開黃色花序,夜開型,花香濃郁.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長/寬幅8-10呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telosma_cordata                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/夜来香_(夹竹桃科)                                                  https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/60783/

Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

Wild bitter melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

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Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’) seedling. 山苦瓜的小實生苗.

Annual vegetable vine/herb.  Prefer growing in warm to hot temperature.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Yellow flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees.  The whole plant has strong bitter odor.  Small edible fruit ripe to orange, fruit contains seeds with red coating.   Tender shoots and young leaves are also good for cooking. Whole plant can be dried and store for herbal tea use.  Medicianl.  Mature size:10′-12′(H/L) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

葫蘆科苦瓜屬,一年生之草質藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處排水佳的濕潤土壤.  夏到秋開黃色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有苦味,結的果實比一般苦瓜要小些,外皮綠色果熟時轉為橙色,果內種子有紅色籽囊包覆.  全株可以食用. 全株可以乾燥後貯存作為泡茶用. 藥用.  成熟株高藤長呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://lam.hl.gov.tw/hadd/index.aspx?unit=cyclopaedia&p=detail&index=1&ac=18       https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40495-016-0045-2                                 http://www.stuartxchange.org/AmpalayangLigaw.html          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61001/

Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea)矮性莎梨

Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea)矮性莎梨

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Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea) fruit and fruit pit. 矮性莎梨的熟果與果核.

Tropical fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers bloom repeatedly.  Plant is easy to prune to desirable size.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1.5′-6′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.  One fruit pit in each fruit, one fruit pit contains 3-5 seeds.  Seeds only viable in short time when they are still fresh.  Almost 1 year germination period so be patient!  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in containers.

熱帶水果.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  全年可開花結果,花白色.  植株可以隨意修剪成想要的大小.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1.5-6呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  一果一核,一核內有3-5顆種子.  種子活性短需要趁新鮮隨即種下去.  種子種下後到發芽的時間約一年,所以要耐心等待!  藥用.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Spondias_cytherea.htm                        https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59318/

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草

2018-04-21 Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 鹿蹄草 (1) - Copy

Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) is a low mount groundcover with evergreen glossy foliage and bright edible red berries. 鹿蹄草是低矮的地被,有著常綠的葉與可食性紅色果實.

Cold hardy perennial/groundcover.  Evergreen glossy foliage with bright red marble sized edible berries which is very attractive!   Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location in acidic, slightly moist but well drained soil.  Small pinkish white bell shaped flowers in spring.  Flowers attract bees, ripe berries attract birds and wildlife.  Ripe fruit tastes like tooth paste because in old days tooth paste manufacture chose this refreshing flavor!  But now tried the berries just feel that I am eating a “tooth paste" flavored berries!  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:2″-6″(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Medicinal.  Bronze red foliage in fall.  Suitable for container indoors.  Excellent for woodland garden and alpine garden.

耐寒強健的多年生/地被植物.  有著光滑葉面的常綠葉片和彈珠大小鮮紅的可食性果實使得它極具觀賞價值!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處的酸性土壤,土壤偏濕但仍需排水良好.  春開鈴狀粉紅色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類,果實成熟吸引鳥類及野生動物.  熟紅的果實嚐起來有"牙膏味"因為早期牙膏廠商用其清新的果味選作了當作牙膏的味道!  但現在嚐到果實反過來卻覺得是"牙膏味"頗為奇怪!  喜韓不耐熱.  成熟株高2-6吋,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  秋天時葉片為由綠轉紅銅色的美麗秋色.  適合室內盆植.  很適合用於林地型花園和高山型花園.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaultheria_procumbens                    https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1101/