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Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉


Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila) fruit. 薜荔的枝葉與果.


Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds germination. 愛玉種子孵出.


Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds. 愛玉的種子.

Tropical woody evergreen vine.  Very hardy.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  This type of creeping fig is growing for its seeds, its seeds can be bagged in a clean cotton bag and hand in mineral water to set the jelly.  This jelly has unique fragrance, it is common in Asia for dessert in syrup serve cold with a bit of lemon juice to add some flavour.  Plant is either male or female.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:30′-40′(H/L) X 12′-15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.  Fast growing, could be invasive.

熱帶木本常綠藤.  非常強健. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤中. 這類薜荔/愛玉除了綠化外更可以結果,果實中的種子可以裝入棉袋在礦泉水中洗出愛玉凍. 洗出的愛玉凍可以加入糖水與少許檸檬汁添加風味冰鎮後為好吃的甜點.  植株為雄性或雌性.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或分株方式來進行.  生長快速,可能為強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5ERWWnpd_E                                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2029/