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Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

2017-08-11 Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi 'Maxima') 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡 (2) - Copy

Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

2017-08-20 Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi 'Maxima') 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡 (3) - Copy

Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) seeds germinate in about 10 days. 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡種子約10天發芽.

2017-12-19 Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi 'Maxima') 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡 - Copy

Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi ‘Maxima’) 佛珠薏仁or黃金薏苡

This variety fruit/seeds are golden to yellow pearl like shape instead of the common grey/dark tear shaped fruit/seeds.  Natural with a hole in the center for threading.   Edible grain and also good for beading for jewelry.  Tropical perennial/grass.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  USDA Zones:9-10.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.

這個品種的果/種子為金黃色圓珠狀與平時常見的灰黑色水滴狀的種子不同.  自然成形的中間孔洞很方便穿珠成串.  種子可以食用也常見用於首飾用串珠.  熱帶多年生草本/草類.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Job%27s_tears                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%8F%E7%B1%B3                https://www.itsfun.com.tw/%E8%96%8F%E8%8B%A1/wiki-6110036-1107806           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1868/