Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Mango - Mamuang

After a long pause growing and documenting plants I have restarted to add new plants. Several new plants will follow soon.

The Mango Tree is a tropical tree bearing delicious fruit.
Have a look at our Mango page to find out how easy it is to grow your own Mango Tree.

Basket of ripe Mangos

Basket of ripe Mangos

Monday, June 4, 2018

Clitoria Ternatea - Butterfly Pea

Clitoria Ternatea - Blue Pea Page with tips to grow a Butterfly Pea Bush - Blue Pea (Clitoria Ternatea) added today.
The Butterfly Pea is a bush native to SE Asia whose vivid blue flowers are used by the locals for centuries to brew a refreshing tea (Blue Tea) and use the color for food coloring. The flowers are rich in antioxidants, flavonoids and peptides said to have many medicinal benefits.
Have a look at our Clitoria Ternatea a page to find out how easy it is to grow your own Butterfly Pea and brew your own Blue Tea from the flowers.

Flowering Butterfly Pea bush

Starfruit Flowers and Fruit

Blue Tea varieties

Blue tea is brewed using the dried or fresh flowers of the Butterfly Pea bush. You can drink it hot or iced and add lemon juice or other juices up to your liking. The flavour of Blue Tea is woody and earthy.

Blue Tea

Blue Tea

Vivid blue colored Blue Tea

Blue Tea with lemon

Adding some lemon juice or other acidic liquid and the tea changes color to purple.

Vivid purple colored Blue Tea

Monday, May 29, 2017

Grow Carambola from Seeds

Starfruit Page with tips to grow a Starfruit Tree - Carambola (Averrhoa carambola) added today.
Have a look at our Carambola page to find out how easy it is to grow your own Starfruit tree.
Have fun growing your own Starfruits.

Starfruit Flowers and Fruit

Starfruit Flowers and Fruit

Ripe Starfruit

Ripe Starfruit

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Carambola - Starfruit

Tips to grow Carambola (Starfruit) from seeds coming soon.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

New Plant Pages added

Pages with tips to grow a Chiclet Tree - Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota), a Ginko Biloba and a Chocolate Tree - Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao) added.
More plant pages to come soon…

Sapodilla Tree

Sapodilla - Sapote - Lamut

Ginkgo Branch

Ginkgo Biloba - Maidenhair Tree

Theobroma Cacao - Chocolate Tree

Cocoa - Theobroma Cacao - Chocolate Tree