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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

2017-09-24 Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木 (1) - Copy

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) hop like seedheads in fall. 北美鐵木秋天成熟的種莢長得很像是啤酒花.

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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) tree trunk. 北美鐵木的樹幹.

2017-09-27 Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木 (2)

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) one flaky piece contain only one seed. 北美鐵木啤酒花樣的種莢每片打開內僅有一枚種子.

Native deciduous tree.  Its timber is very dense!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade location.   USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:20′-40′(H/W).  Fall foliage from green to yellow/orange. Propagate by seeds.  Slow growth.     Plant may cause skin irritation/allergic reaction, wear gloves!

耐蔭落葉樹有著高密度木材,長速慢. 秋天葉色為明亮的橘黃色.

Reference links:                                                                                                                                         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostrya_virginiana                       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56489/                                                       http://www.wood-database.com/hophornbeam/                       https://www.ontario.ca/page/ironwood

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Annatto (Bixa orellana) 胭脂樹

Annatto (Bixa orellana) 胭脂樹

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Annatto (Bixa orellana) seeds. 胭脂樹的種子.

2017-09-23 Annatto (Bixa orellana) 胭脂樹

Annatto (Bixa orellana) seed germination in about 2 months. 胭脂樹的種子約2個月發芽.

Tropical tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink flowers in late summer to early winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time.  Seed pods from red to reddish brown, beautiful winter attraction in warm climate.  Seeds are ingredient for red food color.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:6′-15′(H) X 10′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Suitable for containers indoors.  Medicinal.

熱帶樹種.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 夏末到冬初開粉紅色花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期頗長. 種莢於溫暖地區的冬天會由紅轉為紅褐色,頗具觀賞價值.  種子為紅色染料的主要原料.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6-15呎,寬幅10-20呎.  繁殖以種子為主.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annatto                                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%83%AD%E8%84%82%E6%A8%B9%E7%B4%85   http://blog.xuite.net/e2202778/boaboa/66083110-%E8%83%AD%E8%84%82%E6%A8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55258/#b

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

2017-08-06 Dang Shen or Poor Man's Ginseng (Codonopsis pilosula)黨蔘 (8) - Copy

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

2017-08-06 Dang Shen or Poor Man's Ginseng (Codonopsis pilosula)黨蔘 (1) - Copy

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

2017-09-17 Dang Shen or Poor Man's Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘 (3) - Copy

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) ripe dry seed pod. 黨蔘的成熟乾燥種莢.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) viable seeds from a seed pod. 黨蔘種莢內取出的種子.

2017-10-03 Dang Shen or Poor Man's Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘-1 - Copy

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) seeds germinate in 2 weeks. 黨蔘的種子約2週發芽.

Cold hardy perennial flowering vine/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late summer to fall with pale green/pale maroon bell shaped flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/L) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

耐寒強健的多年生草本開花藤/中藥.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的地方.  夏末到秋天開淡綠色帶淡暗紅色的鐘形花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長6-8呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖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/Codonopsis_pilosula                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%BB%A8%E5%8F%83                             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62659/                                     http://yibian.hopto.org/yao/?yno=195

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

2017-09-09 American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木 (1) - Copy

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) in September with ripe inedible berries. 九月時的北美楤木不可食用的成熟小果實結果纍纍.

Native perennial with small berries.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small green flowers in late spring to summer, followed by inedible small maroon berries in summer.  Berries attract birds to feed on.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal herb.   Excellent for naturalizing.

楤木屬的北美原生多年生草本,能結鳥類可食但是人類不可食用的小果實.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到夏天開綠色的小花,花後結小果實由綠轉暗紅,雖然人類不能食用其果實但鳥類很愛吃.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.  適合自然野放生長.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aralia_racemosa                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1522/#b                      http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=v270

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) in the wild. 野外生長的毛瓣毛蕊花

2017-08-24 Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花 (1) - Copy

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seed pods are mature. 毛瓣毛蕊花結的種莢成熟了.

2017-08-24 Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花 (5) - Copy

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seeds from 1 mature seed pod. 毛瓣毛蕊花的1個成熟種莢取出的種子.

Biennial wildflower.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow or white flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seed.  Self seeded freely.  Could be invasive.  But can be controlled by deadheading or removing the unwanted seedlings.   Plant has shallow roots.   Seedlings stays evergreen through winter.

二年生草本的野花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  黃色花或者白色花於夏天開到初秋.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖,所以可能成為強勢植物.  但可以摘去謝掉的花朵不使結子,以及除去多餘不想要種植的自生小苗們藉以控制數量.   植株根系淺.  小苗冬天維持常綠.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verbascum_blattaria                                                        http://ontariowildflowers.com/main/species.php?id=90                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%AF%9B%E7%93%A3%E6%AF%9B%E8%95%8A%E8%8A%B1                   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/435/

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

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

2017-08-14 Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria 'Citriodora') 檸檬貓薄荷 (2) - Copy

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

2017-07-31 Cocoa Tree (Theobroma cacao) 可可樹 - Copy

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!

2017-08-13 Cocoa Tree

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) seedlings are growing true leaves. 可可樹小實生苗長出本葉.

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