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Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

2017-04-23 Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (13) - Copy

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

2017-04-23 Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (1) - Copy

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

2017-04-23 Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (4) - Copy

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

2017-04-22Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (2) - Copy

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

2017-04-22Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (6) - Copy

2017-04-22Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻 (8) - Copy

Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii) 大山櫻

Cold hardy flowering tree.  Easy to grow and low maintenance.
Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Gorgeous pink flowers in spring and pea size fruit ripe to deep red in summer.   Fruit attract birds.     Bronze red foliage in fall which is beautiful!   USDA Zones:4-7.  Mature size:20′-30′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.

耐寒強健的開花樹種.  容易栽種且低維護的樹. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春開嬌美的粉紅花朵. 夏天豆大的果實由綠轉暗紅.  果實成熟頗吸引鳥類覓食.  秋冷時葉片由綠轉為紅銅色,秋色頗為美麗!  喜寒不耐熱. 成熟株高/寬幅為20-30呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_sargentii                                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%A4%A7%E5%B1%B1%E6%AB%BB              http://www.majestictrees.co.uk/tree-shrub/423-prunus-sargentii                        https://www.arborday.org/trees/treeguide/TreeDetail.cfm?ItemID=817 http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a913

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹

Shepherd's-needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) 耻骨梳針果芹 (1) - Copy

Shepherd’s-needle or Venus’s comb (Scandix pecten-veneris) seeds. 耻骨梳針果芹的種子.

Annual vegetable.  Native in Eurasia.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Mature size:2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.

又名維納斯的髮梳,這種針果芹是一年生葉菜, 原生於歐亞大陸的常見植物.  它是具有歷史悠久的地中海地區常見的可食野菜,針果芹屬. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏秋開白色小花. 成熟株高/寬幅約2呎.  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/Scandix_pecten-veneris                                               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/151490/                                http://www.arkive.org/shepherds-needle/scandix-pecten-veneris/

Tall Germander (Teucrium procerum)以色列高性香科科

Tall Germander (Teucrium procerum)以色列高性香科科

2017-04-10 以色列高性香科科 (2)

Tall Germander (Teucrium procerum) seed germination. 以色列高性香科科的種子孵出.

Tender perennial.  This rare find is close to extinction.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Blue flower in spring to early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.    USDA Zones:8-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H/W). Propagate by seeds.

(稀有瀕危) 多年生草本花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春到初夏開鳥/蝶形藍色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅為3-4呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行. 以色列高性香科科越來越少了, 瀕危的植物,其實蠻好看的,越多人種的話就不會那麼稀少了.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.wildflowers.co.il/english/plant.asp?ID=1741           http://redlist.parks.org.il/taxa/Teucrium%20procerum/                http://www.colorfulnature.com/plantInfo.jsp?lang=en_US&category=flowers&subCategory=all&picGroupId=Teucrium_Procerum&displayNames=true

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) 皇宮菜or潺菜

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba)  皇宮菜or潺菜

2017-04-06 Malabar Spinach越南潺菜 (2) - Copy

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) is a common item in Asian supermarket. 皇宮菜or潺菜是亞洲超市常見的蔬菜.

Tropical vegetable/tender perennial as annual climber.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Fast growing.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Berries turn black when ripe.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:8′-10′(H/L) X9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Yes, you can grow this indoors by the window.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Medicinal.  Self seeds easily.

又稱為白落葵. 熱帶不耐寒多年生作為一年生的蔬菜/爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  生長快速. 夏秋開小白花,漿果成熟轉黑.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長8-10呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 有藥用價值.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links:  參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basella_alba                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%90%BD%E8%91%B5                            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2561/

Pseudorhipsalis (Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa) 雨林仙人掌梅枝

Pseudorhipsalis (Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa) 雨林仙人掌梅枝

2017-03-14 雨林仙人掌'梅枝' (1) - Copy

Pseudorhipsalis (Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa) seeds. 雨林仙人掌梅枝的種子.

2017-04-11雨林仙人掌-梅枝 - Copy

Pseudorhipsalis (Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa) seeds germination in about 30 days. 雨林仙人掌梅枝的種子約1個月孵出.

Tropicals tender perennials /succulents.  Native in rain forest of Central and South America. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small tan, pink or green flowers in mid spring, follow with ripe to white colored berries.  Plant turn more plum red in full sun.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:2′-4′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.   Suitable for container indoors.

熱帶多年生/多肉植物.  原生於中南美洲熱帶雨林.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春開米黃色或粉色小花,果實成熟轉為白色略微透明的小漿果.  植株在日照充足時呈現顏色為梅紅色.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅為2-4呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudorhipsalis
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/141226/
http://thegardengeeks.net/plant-guide/8621-pseudorhipsalis_ramulosa
http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Cactaceae/Pseudorhipsalis_ramulosa.html