Nuts

$2.80

落花生

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Description

Why not try something different?

Maybe the kids would like to have a try at growing their own Peanuts. Grow them in big pots or in the garden.

Groundnut or Peanut as it is also called is a four-foliate annual legume with yellow sessile flowers and subterranean fruits. It is consumed as food, as a source of edible oil and used as fodder. Peanuts are highly nutritious containing 50 – 55% oil and 40 – 45% protein.

How to grow: Plants should reach 30 – 40cm at flowering, it is a self-pollinated crop. After flowering, flower stalk pegs will push downward into the soil, which when at a sufficient depth (7cm) the tip of the root will develop the peanuts. When plant have died down, dig the pods. Generally, ripen in the ground it takes about 90-120 days from fertilization to full pod maturity. Peanuts then pull out from the ground.

Harvest: To harvest, dig up nuts with great care to avoid them breaking off and remaining in the ground. Dry for 2-3 days, after which you can remove the nuts from the plants and dry them on mats for 7-10 days, to a moisture content of 10%. Shelling should be done by hand.

Germination time: 7-10 days.

Sow: Sow at where they are to grow. Press 2 seeds either in a 30cm container or alternatively space 30cm apart.

Location: Choose well-prepared bed or fairly deep container in a sunny position and add Gro-plus fertilizer for best results.

Growing: Peanuts need a warm growing condition. Protect against snails or slugs using. Keep weed free.

俗称长生果、又名花生属豆科,

花生是一种奇妙的植物,地上开花,地下结荚,许多人为此特殊的生态啧啧称奇。

花生开花於植株上,花色呈黄似一只小巧的蝴蝶,当花授精後的子房,要在黑

暗的环境里才能膨大结实。如果土壤太硬,子房柄无法穿入土中,子房暴露在外面,受到光线的影响,就不会结实。

花生营养丰富,用途癀,种实富蛋白质、脂肪及磷质,茎叶是良好的绿肥或饲料。花生油是人们主要食油,渣滓称油粕,可当肥料、饲料或制食品。