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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) flowers. 檸檬貓薄荷的花.

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) seeds. 檸檬貓薄荷的種子.

Biennial herb.  Lemon catnip, cats love to eat and smell the plant!  Aromatic.  This is probably the best fragrance of all catnip! Very pleasant! 🙂 Easy to grow from seeds!  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pale pink to white flowers in summer to fall.  Whole plant has nice lemony fragrance!  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds. Medicinal.  Edible for humans as well for calming.   Suitable for growing in containers.

二年生香草. 檸檬貓薄荷,貓咪很愛吃也很愛聞它的味道! 這種大概是諸多貓薄荷中是最香最好聞的了!  🙂 容易由種子來栽種!  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的淡粉到白色的花從夏天開到秋天.  全株有著好聞的香濃檸檬味!  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.   沒錯,人也可以用不過和貓的作用相反,對人則變成有放鬆,鎮靜,助眠等作用.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.cat-world.com.au/all-about-catnip.html                                                               https://www.newlifeonahomestead.com/catnip-edible-medicinal-herb/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54879/#b                              http://www.floralencounters.com/Seeds/seed_detail.jsp?productid=99528                 http://www.twwiki.com/wiki/%E6%AA%B8%E6%AA%AC%E8%B2%93%E8%96%84%E8%8D%B7

Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) 可可樹

Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) 可可樹

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These Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds seems viable for sure! 這4顆可可樹種子看起來活性不錯!

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These Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds are growing! 這4顆可可樹種子開始生長了!

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Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) seeds are growing! 這4顆可可樹種子開始生長了!

The main ingredient of delicious chocolate! Tropical tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location.    Small white flowers bloom all year on the tree bark.  USDA Zones:9/10-11.   Mature size:15′-30′(H) X 12′-15′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Seeds have very short viability.

巧克力的主要材料!  熱帶經濟樹種.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處. 成株全年枝幹上可開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高15-30呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  種子活性很短.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theobroma_cacao                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%8F%AF%E5%8F%AF%E6%A8%B9                      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/721/#b

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) seeds. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的種子.

2017-07-18 Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙 (2)

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) first seed germination in 18 days. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的第一顆種子18天才發芽.

Tropical perennial vine/herb.  This vine foliage (about 20 leaves each recipe) can be crushed and bruised with blender or hands in clean drinking water to form jelly.  The jelly can be sweetened by syrup or juice as desert.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer.   USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:20′-30′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing indoors in containers.

熱帶多年生爬藤/藥草.  這種藤的葉片(一次約20片)用果汁機或用手打碎弄爛在乾淨的水中會形成果凍. 跟愛玉子搓洗差不多只不過用葉片所以不需要等開花結果這種較長的過程.  這種果凍能加糖水或果汁後做成甜點食用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長20-30呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?                        http://www.seedsandplant.com/unit/7015695/                 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_jelly id=5585                                                          http://www.ebay.com/itm/20-RARE-SEEDS-Natural-Jelly-Vine-S-ng-sam-Long-Rung-Vietnam-Cyclea-barbata-/161789267694                 http://fresh2u.ecrater.co.uk/p/22219689/tropical-herb-natural-green-vine

Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) seeds are fast and easy to germinate in wet soil. 糯稻種子於濕土的土表很容易也很快就孵出.

Annual.  This is known as “sticky rice".  It is very fragrant and with sticky texture after cooked.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. Mature size:2′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds.

一年生草本.  糯米煮後香糯有黏性. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  成熟株高約2呎,寬幅9吋到1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/Glutinous_rice                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%B3%AF%E7%A8%BB

 

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seed packet. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子包.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds germination very fast! 亞茲特克紅藜的種子很快就出芽了.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seedlings have red stems and red underside of leaves. 亞茲特克紅藜的小苗莖與葉背為紅色的.

Also are known as huauzontle or lamb’s quarters.   Annual vegetable/grain crop.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Bright magenta-red leaves is very striking and ornamental.  You can harvest the leaves and eat them as spinach.  The seeds/grain form quickly after flowering.  Very hardy plant!  It is very nutritious crop!   Mature size:6′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seed freely.

一種一年生的藜,葉片可作葉菜料理如同菠菜,種子營養豐富可做為穀類. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小苗及成熟株的紅葉很具觀賞價值.  植株於開花後很快就結子. 非常強健的植物!  由於作為穀類營養豐富所以這類作物常作為養生植物.  成熟株高可達6呎,寬幅1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.rareseeds.com/red-aztec-spinach-huauzontle-/                 https://www.wildgardenseed.com/product_info.php?products_id=70       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/73991/#b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenopodium_berlandieri

 

 

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

 

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) foliage and stems are also green with dark red. 黑石竹的莖葉也是綠中帶著暗紅.

Very cold hardy!   Biennial or perennial.  Unique dark red fragrant flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. The first year seedlings remain evergreen and small as ground cover and the second year grow taller and fuller then develop flowers.  The foliage also dark red with a bit green.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-12″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Good for cut flower.    If keep dead heading the spent flowers will prolong the life span.

極其耐寒強健!  二年生或多年生草花.  奇特的暗紅接近黑色的芳香花朵於夏天綻放.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  種子種起的第一年其小苗在冬天為常綠地被且維持小小的株型但隔年則生長加快變高變茂盛且開出花朵來.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 極耐寒也有一定程度耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅9-12吋. 繁殖方式以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.  適合盆植. 適合切花.  若能花謝後摘除不讓結子則能延長其壽命.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/37998/#b                    http://www.perennials.com/plants/dianthus-barbatus-sooty.html                                   http://www.thompson-morgan.com/flowers/flower-seeds/perennial-and-biennial-seeds/dianthus-barbatus-nigrescens-sooty/2017TM