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Chinese Hawberry(Crataegus pinnatifida)中藥山楂

Chinese Hawberry(Crataegus pinnatifida)中藥山楂

2016-04-09 022 (Medium)

Chinese Hawberry(Crataegus pinnatifida) dried sliced pieces are for Chinese traditional medicine or herbal tea use. 中藥山楂切片乾果常用於中藥與茶飲.

2016-04-09 016 (Medium)

Chinese Hawthorn seeds.中藥山楂的種子.


It is a beautiful flowering tree with food/medicinal uses of ripe fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Pale pink or white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Large marble sized fruit ripe to red. Fruit attract birds and wild animals to feed on.  Fruit is acidic which are making candy, herb tea or combine other fruit juices for beverage.   USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:15′-20′(H)/(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, grafting or air layering.  Suitable in small to medium garden.

蠻美的開花落葉樹種,其成熟轉紅的果實常見用於食用及藥用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照處.  淡粉紅色或全白色的花於春末到初夏盛開.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  紅色熟果約大彈珠的大小,常切片曬乾或糖漬處理.  鮮果蠻吸引鳥類及其他野生動物的採食.  其熟果味酸澀多切片乾燥處理或糖漬或榨汁混合其他果汁成為飲料.  耐寒性及耐熱性尚可.  成熟株高15-20呎,寬幅亦同.  繁殖以種子,扦插,嫁接或高壓方式來進行.  它是很適合中小型花園的樹種.

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