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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) 枝垂型白桑

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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Tea’s Pendula’) can be propagated by cuttings. 枝垂型白桑容易用扦插來繁殖.

Cold hardy vigorous tree with pendulous branches.   Tolerant of drought and salt. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Late spring to early summer with yellow green flowers, followed by edible sweet juicy fruit from green to red then ripe to purple-black or maroon.   Bright yellow fall color.   USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:7′-10′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  Propagate by cuttings, grafting or air-layering.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Good for small garden.

耐寒強健野性強的枝垂型落葉樹.  耐旱耐鹽.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開黃綠色小花串,結可食性果實由綠色轉成熟時為紫黑色或暗紅色.  秋天的葉色為亮黃色.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高7-10呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖以扦插,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  藥用.  生長快速. 適合小型花園栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morus_alba                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%99%bd%e6%a1%91              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63526/#b

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings start to grow shoots. 菲律賓石梓扦插枝條開始長出新芽.

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings. 菲律賓石梓有癒合組織的扦插枝條.

Parrot's Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Parrot’s Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Tropical shrub/vine.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Unique yellow hanging flowers look like a head down lobster shape or parrot’s beak, flowers bloom from mid spring to mid fall.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9+.  Mature size:10′-15′(H) X 8′-15′(W). Evergreen in warm climate.   Fleshy fruit contain only one seed.    Medicinal plant.  The stems is prickly with small amount of thorns, handle with care!

熱帶灌木/木本開花藤.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   黃色花獨特的花串看起來像是龍蝦頭下尾上或者形如鸚鵡的鳥喙.  花期從仲春到中秋.  花期很長.  花吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.   植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高10-15呎, 寬幅8-15呎.  溫暖環境下是常綠的.  一果一籽.  藥用. 莖幹有刺, 要小心.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78257/                                    https://toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?uid=Gmelina_philippensis          http://www.stuartxchange.com/Alipung.html              http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Parrot’s%20Beak.html

Lucuma or Canistel (Pouteria campechiana or Lucuma nervosa) 仙桃or蛋黃果

Lucuma or Canistel (Pouteria campechiana or Lucuma nervosa) 仙桃or蛋黃果

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Lucuma or Canistel (Pouteria campechiana or Lucuma nervosa) seed shape like a penguin. 仙桃or蛋黃果的種子長得像是企鵝.

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Lucuma or Canistel (Pouteria campechiana or Lucuma nervosa) seeds after the shell removed. 仙桃or蛋黃果種子去殼後的樣子.

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Lucuma or Canistel (Pouteria campechiana or Lucuma nervosa) seed germination in 1 month. 仙桃or蛋黃果種子約1個月發芽.

Native in tropical climate. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small white flowers with yellow center bloom in spring.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:15′-25′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or grafting.  Medicinal.

山欖科桃欖屬,原生於熱帶南美地果樹.  果實果肉色黃味甜. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處.  春開白色小花,花心黃色.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅15-25呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或嫁接的方式來進行.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pouteria_campechiana                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%9B%8B%E9%BB%84%E6%9E%9C                    http://cht.naturalnews.com/chtbuzz_buzz003087.html                                             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/99187/#b

Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seed germination about 4 months. 苦楝種子約4個月才孵出.

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seeds. 苦楝的種子.

This beautiful deciduous tree is very easy to grow.  Tropical.  Best growing in full sun location.   It has lots of small pink fragrant flowers in late spring early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Fruit attract birds.  USDA Zones:7-11. Mature size:20′-40′(H) X 30′-40′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Medicinal.

很容易栽種的美麗落葉喬木.  熱帶植物.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開花量很多的小小芳香的粉紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  熟果吸引鳥類覓食.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高可達20-40呎,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melia_azedarach                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51724/           http://wildflowers.jdcc.edu/Chinaberry.html                    http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D.htm

Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) 西印度櫻桃

Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) 西印度櫻桃

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Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) seeds. 西印度櫻桃的種子.

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Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) seeds germination in about 27 days. 西印度櫻桃的種子約27天發芽.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Deep pink flowers in mid spring to early summer.  Ripe red fruit is edible with high Vitamin C contain but often are used for drinks or jam, can food or deserts. USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:15′-30′(H) X 15′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering.  Suitable for containers.  Medicinal.

熱帶果樹. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到夏初時開深粉紅色花.  成熟可食的紅果富含豐富的維他命C,多用於製成飲料或者果醬,罐頭水果或甜點.  植株喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高15-30呎,寬幅15-20呎. 繁殖方式以種子,扦插,高壓的方式來進行. 適合盆植. 有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malpighia_emarginata                                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%A5%BF%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E6%AB%BB%E6%A1%83                                                                                                                http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57614/#b                      http://digifruit.tari.gov.tw/display.php?category=%E7%86%B1%E6%9E%9C&name=%E8%A5%BF%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E6%AB%BB%E6%A1%83&id=Malp11002001

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

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White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) seeds. 白洛神花的種子.

Annual or biennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mainly are grown for its expanded sepal after blooming.  Good for herbal tea, beverage, jam, candied snack.  White flowers in summer.      This white Roselle have white sepal.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.    Medicinal.   Propagate by seeds.

一年生或二年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  主要種植來採收開花後脹大的花萼.  可用來泡茶,做成飲品,果醬,蜜餞等. 夏天開白色花,其花萼也為白色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  藥用.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_(plant)                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%8E%AB%E7%91%B0%E8%8C%84                 http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1.htm


Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

2017-05-16 Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) foliage. 山白竹的葉.

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Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) root cuttings.  山白竹的根芽.

This low mound of bamboo is common in Japan.  Evergreen.  Green leaves through coldness will develop white edge, other kind of fall color!  Often used as ground cover and low hedges.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:3’/4′-6′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizomes/tubers/bulbs or division.  Young shoots is edible when cooked.  Leaves are used to make tea in Japan.  Medicinal.

禾本科山白竹屬. 這種低矮的竹類是日本所常見的.  常綠.  綠葉於秋冬寒冷時會形成綠葉上有白色邊,是另類的秋色.  多用於地被或低矮綠籬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅為3-4呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根芽/走莖或分株的方式來進行.  嫩芽料理後可食.  在日本葉子可用於泡茶.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.bamboogarden.com/Sasa%20veitchii.htm                                 http://www.naturalmedicinalherbs.net/herbs/s/sasa-veitchii=kuma-zasa.php              http://www.midatlanticbamboo.com/bamboo-frames/bamboo-0001.htm                    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2168/