* This gourd is often dried when ripe and used as a percussion instrument called an ipu heke in contemporary and ancient hula. * The bottle gourd, Lagenaria siceraria (synonym Lagenaria vulgaris Ser.), also known as opo squash, or long melon, is a vine...
* The Coulter pine or big-cone pine, Pinus coulteri, is a native of the coastal mountains of Southern California and northern Baja California (Mexico). The leaves are needle-like, in bundles of three, glaucous gray-green, 15–30 cm (5.9–11.8 in) long...
* It is a small soft wooded tree up to 3–8 m, leaves 15–30 cm long; leaflets 10–20 pairs or more and an odd one. The fruits look like flat, long and thin green beans. In Sri Lanka, agati leaves, known as Katura murunga in Sinhala language, are sometimes...
Chia fresca is a popular regional drink, and the Mexican state of Chiapas is named after the plant. * Salvia hispanica , commonly known as Chia , is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae , that is native to central and southern Mexico...
* They are like the peppers that you buy in the store. * This is a timeless classic. * California Wonder peppers are an open pollinated heirloom variety of sweet bell pepper. * Blocky shape, excellent for stuffing with a sweet mild flavor.
* During World War II in the United States Rosa canina was planted in victory gardens. * The dog rose was the stylized rose of medieval European heraldry, and is still used today. * It can be used in making delicious jams, syrups etc.
Durable in the dry but may be susceptible to fungi. Uses: Plywood, cabinet work, furniture, flooring, mouldings and linings, boat building. A plain timber of even texture without prominent grain or growth rings.
Common Name: Hoop Pine, Moreton Bay Pine, Colonial Pine, Queensland Pine
* Small greenish-yellow flowers from April to July, in profusion; conspicuous brown-yellow winged fruit from August to October; 1 1/2" leaves; spiny branches; dry soil, full sun; native to southern Europe, western Asia.
South to the ?sumi Peninsula in Ky?sh? It is native to Japan where it is widespread and often one of the dominant trees of Japan's deciduous forests. In north-east Honsh? It is found from the Oshima Peninsula in Hokkaid?
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
Common Name: Japanese Beech, Siebold's Beech, Buna
1 cm, subglabrous. Compound corymb rather loose, 3–4 cm in diam.; peduncle subglabrous; bracts caducous, lanceolate. Lateral branches short, thornlike; young branchlets rusty pubescent, dark brown and glabrescent when old.
Lupulus is the main ingredient of many beers, and as such is widely cultivated for use by the brewing industry. * Humulus lupulus (common hop or hop) is a species of flowering plant in the Cannabaceae family, native to Europe, western Asia and North America.
* Seed - raw or cooked. * Macadamia integrifolia is a tree in the Proteaceae family, native to Queensland in Australia. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
It is an annual or perennial herb or woody-based subshrub , growing to 2–2.5 m (7–8 ft) tall. * An annual or, in tropical areas, perennial; 4-5" yellow flowers with a brownish-red base; calyx (the leafy external bud covering) becomes large, fleshy,...
Tenella yields small almond -like hairy fruits with characteristic flavor. * Prunus tenella Batsch, Dwarf Russian Almond , is a species of deciduous shrubs in the genus Prunus , native to steppes of Eastern Europe and Western Siberia , as well as dry...
Not all authorities accept it as distinct, with the Flora Europaea treating it as a synonym of Rosa canina . It is also a fairly good source of essential fatty acids, which is fairly unusual for a fruit.
It produces nuts with a width of 1/2—3/4 in. * The seed is sweet and oily but it is rather small and has a thick shell. It is found at elevations ranging from 700 ft to 6700 ft. The pinnately compound leaves bear 7—25 untoothed to finely-toothed leaflets,...
They prefer a poor dry soil and tolerate cool moist conditions. * The oat (Avena sativa), sometimes called the common oat, is a species of cereal grain grown for its seed, which is known by the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other cereals and...
It has large, pointed oval leaves with marked serrations. In Denmark it is known as Judaspenge and in The Netherlands as Judaspenning (coins of Judas) because of its resemblance to silver coins, a reference to Judas Iscariot .
* This is a climbing plant, supporting itself by twining around branches etc. Deliciosa, the kiwi fruit, the skin is smooth and can be eaten with the fruit. * The fruit can be eaten raw, cooked or dried for later use.
Germination Test Type: cut
Crop Year: 2017
Common Name: Hardy Kiwi, Bower Actinidia, Tara Vine, Kiwi Berry
It typically grows in dry hills at moderate altitudes. * The seed is eaten raw or cooked. * Emory oak ( Quercus emoryi ) is a species of oak common in Arizona , New Mexico and western Texas ( Big Bend National Park ), USA , and northern Mexico south to...
* The pinon pine (Pinus edulis) is the state tree of New Mexico. * The Pinon Pine ( Pinus edulis ) is a small to medium size tree , reaching 10-20 m tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 80 cm, rarely more.
They are rich in oil and have a soft texture with a hint of resin in the flavour. It is also a widespread horticultural tree, besides being cultivated for the seeds. This tree has been exploited for its edible pine nuts since prehistoric times.
Despite its Latin name, which means German or Germanic Medlar, it is indigenous to southwest Asia and also southeastern Europe , mostly the Black Sea coasts of modern Turkey, and was introduced to Germany by the Romans .