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Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) — notice the different foliage shapes in a tree 北美檫樹/美國檫樹–可見其3種不同葉形

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras biloped  foliage (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹的兩叉葉形

Sassafras bilobed foliage — unlobed foliage on the ground (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹的兩叉葉形(地上是不分叉的葉形)

Sassafras tree trunk (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹的樹幹

Sassafras tree trunk (Sassafras albidum)北美檫樹/美國檫樹的樹幹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) 北美檫樹/美國檫樹

 

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Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) young tree. 北美檫樹/美國檫樹的小樹苗.

 

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Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) young tree. 北美檫樹/美國檫樹的小樹苗.

Native deciduous tree in Ontario and some parts of North America.  Very hardy medium size tree.   Easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location.   Small yellowish-green flowers in spring.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Fruits ripe in late summer to early fall.  Fruits attract birds.  This tree can be grew in container or indoors.

Its tree bark and leaves are quite aromatic.  The essential oil has been used for perfume, soaps, food use and medical use.    Mature size:60′-70′(H) X 40′(W).   USDA Zones:4-9.  Its unusual foliage shapes — including  unilobed leaves, bilobed leaves and trilobed leaves turn nice orange red in fall.  Plant is viviparous.

樟科擦樹屬.  原生的落葉喬木之一.  非常強健的中型樹種.  容易栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末開黃綠色的小花.  花是吸引蜂蝶的蜜源.  夏末秋初果實成熟吸引鳥類爭食.  此樹可以盆植亦可栽種於室內.

它的葉及樹皮香味較濃可提煉香精油.  檫木精油含有濃度很高的黄樟油精,通常做成香精用於香水香皂,食品及醫療上的使用.   成熟植株高60-70呎,寬幅約40呎.    耐寒性佳.   葉形有不分叉的,兩叉的和三叉的,秋天葉色會由綠轉為美麗的橙紅色.  繁殖方式為胎生(種子未脫離母樹即已自行用胚乳養份生長).

Withch Alder (Fothergilla gardenia) 巫榿木

Witch-alder (Fothergilla gardenii) 巫榿木

Withch Alder (Fothergilla gardenia) flowering in spring 春天開花的巫榿木

Withch Alder (Fothergilla gardenia) flowering in spring 春天開花的巫榿木

Withch Alder (Fothergilla gardenia) beautiful orange red fall colour 巫榿木秋色由綠轉橘紅

Withch Alder (Fothergilla gardenia) beautiful orange red fall colour 巫榿木秋色由綠轉橘紅

Very hardy and easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location.   Fragrant white fuzzy flowers in spring.   Stunning orange red fall colour!    USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:6′-10′(H) X 5′-10′(W).   It is a shrub requires very low maintenance.  🙂   Propagate by soft wood cuttings.

非常強健容易栽種的灌木.  適合種植在全日照到半日照處.  春天開絮狀白色的香花.  秋色轉橘紅或紫紅很美豔.   耐寒.  成熟株高約6-10呎,寬幅約5-10呎.  是屬於不太需要庭園維護的灌木.  🙂  主要用嫩枝來扦插繁殖.

 

 

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) is a large, native, deciduous tree that grows up to 60′-70′ tall. The leaves are 45′ wide.  Easy to grow.  Best grow in full sun location.  USDA Zones:5-9.  In fall, the green foliage turns orange red, quite stunning.   Its hard wood is good for furniture.  Its fruit and resin are valuable for medicinal uses.  Easy to propagate from seeds, cuttings or grafting.

原生於北美東部.  算是大型的落葉喬木.  以全日照環境為佳.  容易栽種.  耐寒.  秋色葉由綠轉橘紅,相當耀眼.  木材是硬木很適合做傢俱.  楓果在中藥叫’路路通’,為婦科用藥.  其樹的乾燥樹脂為中藥’楓香脂’,別名楓脂、膠香、白膠、白膠香、芸香等,主要為止血止痛以及解毒.  成熟株高60-70呎,寬幅為45呎.   容易以種子,扦插或嫁接等方式來繁殖.