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Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus)佛手柑

Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus)佛手柑

2015-12-29 047 (Medium)

Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus) ripe fruit do look like a hand. 佛手柑成熟轉黃的果實呈佛手狀.

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Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus) ripe fruit do look like a hand. 佛手柑成熟轉黃的果實呈佛手狀.

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Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus) cutting is only 22cm in height but still is going to flower! 佛手柑扦插枝條僅22公分高也快開花了!

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Fingered Citron/Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus) cutting start to flower! 佛手柑扦插枝條僅22公分高也開花了!

This small citrus tree has very interesting looing hand like fruit!  Native from South of Asia.    Like other citrus member have very fragrant white flowers and aromatic glossy green foliage.   Flower all year around when the plant is happy.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Because the fruit is very fragrant which is excellent for cooking!     Mature size:6′-8′(H) X 6′-8′(W).  USDA Zones:10+.   Propagate by cutting or grafting.  Medicinal.

它是小型柑橘類的木本水果,果實形狀奇特如佛手狀!  原生於南亞.  如其他柑橘類有著白色濃郁花香的花朵與有柑橘類香氣的亮綠葉片.  環境得宜的話全年可開花不斷.  花吸引蜂蝶.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  果香濃所以很適合用於料理!  成熟株高6-8呎,寬幅6-8呎.  喜熱怕冷.  繁殖以扦插或嫁接/高壓.  可藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha%27s_hand     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E4%BD%9B%E6%89%8B%E6%9F%91   http://cht.a-hospital.com/w/%E4%BD%9B%E6%89%8B
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Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa)番荔枝/釋迦

Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa)番荔枝/釋迦

2015-12-26 003 (Medium)

Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa) Left: Bottom view of a ripe sugar apple. Right:top view of a ripe sugar apple 番荔枝/釋迦熟果的上下面. 左:下面;右:上面.

 

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Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa) inside flesh and seeds of a ripe sugar apple. 番荔枝/釋迦熟果的果肉與種子.

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Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa) seeds from 2 fruit. 從2顆熟果採收出的番荔枝/釋迦種子.

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Sugar Apple/Sweetsop (Annona squamosa) seed germination. 番荔枝/釋迦種子孵出.

This tropical fruit tree bears very sweet fruit!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Late spring to early summer with small light green flowers and fruit slowly ripe later in fall.  Fruit is sweet and delicious!  USDA Zones:10+. Mature size:10′-12′(H) X 4′-20′(W) in tropical growing in the ground.  Lot of smaller when in pots.  Require quite a bit of fertilization.  If growing in cold climate will require over winter indoors in pot.   Propagate by seeds.   Seeds are toxic if ingested.  Fruit has to be harvest when they are very close to ripe otherwise will not be good enough for eating.  When fruit is ripe, the tortoise like shell gap will be open and become creamy yellow.

番荔枝它是熱帶水果,果實很甜!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  適合盆植.  春末夏初時開綠色小花,果實成熟的很慢.  果實香甜好吃!  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高地植可達10-12呎,寬幅4-20呎.  當然盆植的話植株大小要小很多.  重肥.  溫帶地區盆植要於秋天轉涼前搬進室內過冬.  繁殖以種子來進行.  種子有毒勿食.  果實不可過早採收,太早採收無法續熟會無法食用.  果實成熟時似龜甲的外皮溝會變寬轉淡黃色.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:                                                                                                                     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annona_squamosa                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%95%AA%E8%8D%94%E6%9E%9D
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