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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds. 澳洲茶樹的種子.



Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds germination in about one week. 澳洲茶樹約1週發芽.


Tropical small to medium tree/herb.  Easy to grow in warm region.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White brush like flowers bloom repeatedly in spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is aromatic.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:6′-20′(H/W). Propagate by seeds.  Fast growing.  Medicinal.   Could be invasive in warm region.  Suitable for containers.

桃金孃科白千層屬.  熱帶小中型樹種/藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  全年春到秋末開白色瓶刷似的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有香氣.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅6-20呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  生長快速.  藥用.  在氣候溫暖的地區可能成為強勢植物.  可盆植.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melaleuca_alternifolia                    http://bruce0342.blogspot.com/2016/05/blog-post_18.html                       http://www.tsherb.com.tw/indexDataDetail.php?herb_id=42                https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/74525/


Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) 東革阿里

Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) 東革阿里

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Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) seeds. 東革阿里的種子.

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Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) seedlings. 東革阿里的實生小苗們.

Tropical tree.  Mainly are grown for its medicinal long fleshy root.  Plant is either male or female.  Plant has very narrow canopy.    Best growing in full sun location in moist soil.  Small red flowers in spring.  Easy to grow in tropical region.  USDA Zones:10+.  Mature size:25′-30′(H) X 4′-5′(W).  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.  Suitable for containers.

熱帶藥用樹種ˋ.  主要種來取其長條狀的肉質根部作為藥用.  植株為雌雄異株.  樹形高但寬幅小.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處的濕潤土壤.  春開紅色小花.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高25-30呎,寬幅4-5呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.  可盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurycoma_longifolia                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/东革阿里                             http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Eurycoma+longifolia   https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/Special-Pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=2890

Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

Wild bitter melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’)山苦瓜

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Wild Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia ‘Abbreviata Seringe’) seedling. 山苦瓜的小實生苗.

Annual vegetable vine/herb.  Prefer growing in warm to hot temperature.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Yellow flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees.  The whole plant has strong bitter odor.  Small edible fruit ripe to orange, fruit contains seeds with red coating.   Tender shoots and young leaves are also good for cooking. Whole plant can be dried and store for herbal tea use.  Medicianl.  Mature size:10′-12′(H/L) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

葫蘆科苦瓜屬,一年生之草質藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處排水佳的濕潤土壤.  夏到秋開黃色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有苦味,結的果實比一般苦瓜要小些,外皮綠色果熟時轉為橙色,果內種子有紅色籽囊包覆.  全株可以食用. 全株可以乾燥後貯存作為泡茶用. 藥用.  成熟株高藤長呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://lam.hl.gov.tw/hadd/index.aspx?unit=cyclopaedia&p=detail&index=1&ac=18       https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40495-016-0045-2                                 http://www.stuartxchange.org/AmpalayangLigaw.html          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61001/

Rambai or Rambi (Baccaurea motleyana)多脈木奶果or黃皮

Rambai or  Rambi (Baccaurea motleyana)多脈木奶果or黃皮

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Rambai or Rambi (Baccaurea motleyana) fruit inner flesh and seeds. 多脈木奶果or黃皮內部果肉與種子.

Tropical fruit. Sweet and sour nice flavor well balanced.  Although it is kind hard to eat because of the flesh tightly attached the seeds. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location. USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:20′-30′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.

熱帶水果.  酸甜適口.  雖然因為果肉與種子緊密結合入口時果肉很難分離出種子.  容易栽種.  最好栽種ˋ在全日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅20-30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/Baccaurea_motleyana                                                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/多脉木奶果                                               https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/188340/

Tigger Watermelon (Cucumis melo ‘Tigger’) 虎皮紋白肉小甜瓜

Tigger Watermelon (Cucumis melo ‘Tigger’) 虎皮紋白肉小甜瓜

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Tigger sweetmelon (Cucumis melo ‘Tigger’) 虎皮紋白肉小甜瓜的種子.

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Tigger Watermelon (Cucumis melo ‘Tigger’) seeds germination.虎皮紋白肉小甜瓜種子孵出.

Annual small fragrant sweet melon with yellow/orange stripes.  85 Days.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Propagate by seeds.

一年生黃皮橘紋像是虎皮紋的小型香瓜.   85天成長期.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  以種子的方式來繁殖.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://www.rareseeds.com/tigger-melon/                               https://www.seedsavers.org/tigger-organic-melon

Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea)矮性莎梨

Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea)矮性莎梨

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Dwarf Hog Plum (Spondias cytherea) fruit and fruit pit. 矮性莎梨的熟果與果核.

Tropical fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers bloom repeatedly.  Plant is easy to prune to desirable size.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1.5′-6′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.  One fruit pit in each fruit, one fruit pit contains 3-5 seeds.  Seeds only viable in short time when they are still fresh.  Almost 1 year germination period so be patient!  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in containers.

熱帶水果.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  全年可開花結果,花白色.  植株可以隨意修剪成想要的大小.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1.5-6呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  一果一核,一核內有3-5顆種子.  種子活性短需要趁新鮮隨即種下去.  種子種下後到發芽的時間約一年,所以要耐心等待!  藥用.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Spondias_cytherea.htm                        https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59318/

Double flowered Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Double Click’)重瓣大波斯菊

Double flowered Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Double Click’)重瓣大波斯菊

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Double flowered Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Double Click’) seeds. 重瓣大波斯菊種子包內的種子.

Annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  This variety is double flowered, flower color are mixed, either white, pink, pale pink or maroon.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Seeds attract gold finches to feed on in fall when seed heads are mature.   Flowers are excellent for cut flower.  Mature size:2.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds.   Plant is toxic is ingested.

一年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  這一品種是重瓣花,花色為全白,粉紅色,淡粉紅與酒紅色混和. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  種子於秋熟時節吸引北美金翅雀前來覓食.  花很適合切花.  成熟株高2.5呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/71423/#b                            https://www.veseys.com/ca/doubleclick.html                                                                                    https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/71423/#b                          https://parkseed.com/double-click-mix-cosmos-flower-seeds/p/00580-PK-P1/                                                                                  http://www.johnnyseeds.com/flowers/cosmos/double-click-mix-cosmos-seed-1780.html