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Groundnut/ Potato Bean (Apios Americana)北美土圞兒

Groundnut/ Potato Bean (Apios Americana) 北美土圞兒


Groundnut/ Potato Bean (Apios Americana) 1yr old tubers. 北美土圞兒第一年的地下根莖.

Cold hardy perennial/climber, it is mainly growing as root vegetable.  Native in Northern America and East Asia.  Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Fragrant maroon flowers in late spring to mid summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   USDA Zones:4-8. Mature size:4′-6′(H) /(W). Propagate by seeds, tubers or division.   Plant requires structure to cling on.

圞:音讀為 ㄌㄨㄢˊ. 耐寒強健的多年生草本/爬藤,它主要是被種植來當根莖類蔬菜使用. 原生於北美與東亞. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤中.  春末到仲夏間開酒紅色的花朵,花朵有香味.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅亦同.  繁殖方式以種子,地下根莖或分株的方式來進行.  植株需要支架來攀爬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apios_americana                         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/69480/                            https://awaytogarden.com/apios-americana-the-potato-bean-or-groundnut/