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Castanea mollissima

Bloom Color: White, Yellow.
Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Rounded.

Crop name: Chinese Chestnut | Crop type: Forest trees

Populus balsamifera

Crop name: Balsam Poplar | Crop type: Forest trees

Arenga pinnata

Solitary Sugar Palm or Arenga pinnata is a monoecious feather palm of up to 20 m tall with a straight trunk that can be 30 - 65 cm in diameter. The trunk is covered with rough old leaf bases.

Crop name: Solitary Sugar Palm

Ulmus minor

Crop type: Forest trees

Blighia sapida

An evergreen fruiting tree named in honour of Captain Willima Blight of the Bounty mutiny. A very decorative, vigorous species.

Crop name: Akee | Crop type: Subtropical tree fruits

Capsicum frutescens

Crop name: Chillies | Crop type: Spice plants

Carya ovata

Bloom Color: Green.
Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Oval.

Crop name: Shagbark Hickory | Crop type: Forest trees, Ornamental woody plants

Solanum americanum

Crop name: American Nightshade | Crop type: Medicinal plants, Weeds

Corymbia maculata

Crop type: Forest trees

Mangifera foetida

Brassica juncea var. juncea

Caragana korshinskii

Piper methysticum

Crop type: Medicinal plants

Agave americana

Bloom Color: White, Yellow. Form: Rounded.

Crop name: Agave | Crop type: Ornamental succulent plants

Agave sisalana

Sisal or Agave sisalana belongs in the Asparagaceae family and is native to southern Mexico but largely cultivated in many other countries of the tropics, subtropics, and warm temperate areas for i

Crop name: Sisal | Crop type: Fibre plants

Colocasia esculenta

Believed to be ones of the earliest cultivated root crop, Colocasia esculenta or Taro is a tropical plant characterized by its large fat leaves on the end of upright leaf stalks and its thickened r

Crop name: Taro

Citrus reticulata

Mandarin is a widely cultivated fruit tree in many warm temperate to tropical areas. It is small and evergreen, and grows about 8 m tall. It has axillary thorns.

Crop name: Mandarins | Crop type: Essential oil plants

Ipomoea batatas

Main Bloom Time: Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Spreading or horizontal.

Crop name: Sweet potatoes | Crop type: Tuberous species

Zea mays

Crop name: Maize | Crop type: Fodder plants, Oilseed plants

Brassica campestris var. rapa

Crop name: Turnips | Crop type: Fodder plants

Crotalaria juncea

Crotalaria juncea or commonly known as Sun Hemp is an evergreen shrub that reaches up to 2.5 m in height and 2 m in width. Its stem is erect with silky hairs on the branches.

Crop name: Sunn hemp | Crop type: Fibre plants, Green manures

Raphanus sativus

Crop name: Radishes

Cydonia oblonga

Crop name: Quinces | Crop type: Gum plants

Citrus maxima

Crop name: Pummelos

Punica granatum

Bloom Color: Orange, Red. Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Early spring, Late summer, Late spring, Mid summer, Mid spring. Form: Rounded.

Crop name: Pomegranates | Crop type: Tan plants

Musa paradisiaca

Banana (Musa x paradisiaca), a hybrid between Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana, is a perennial, herbaceous plant growing about 8 m in height.

Crop name: Bananas

Pistacia vera

Bloom Color: Red. Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Oval, Rounded, Spreading or horizontal, Vase.

Crop name: Pistachios

Ananas comosus

Pineapple is a succulent, herbaceous, perennial plant. Its leaves are spiky, thick, long, and arranged in spiral forming a rosette of up to 1 m high and 1.5 m wide.

Crop name: Pineapples | Crop type: Fibre plants

Cajanus cajan

A woody shrub that reaches only up to 4 m high upon maturity, Pigeon Pea or Cajanus cajan is grown in the tropics and subtropics for various uses.

Crop name: Pigeon peas

Carya illinoinensis

Bloom Color: Yellow.
Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Oval, Rounded. Note. Sometimes misspelt as: Carya illinoiensis

Crop name: Pecans | Crop type: Forest trees, Ornamental woody plants

Arachis hypogaea

Crop name: Groundnuts | Crop type: Fodder legumes, Oilseed plants

Eragrostis tef

Crop name: Tef | Crop type: Millets, Pasture plants

Albizia anthelmintica

Ilex paraguariensis

Crop name: Mate | Crop type: Medicinal plants, Ornamental woody plants, Stimulant plants

Corymbia citriodora

Lemon-scented gum or Corymbia citriodora is a medium to large evergreen tree with smooth powdery bark that is pale grey, cream or pink in colour.

Crop name: Lemon-Scented Gum | Crop type: Essential oil plants, Forest trees, Ornamental woody plants

Castanea crenata

Crop name: Japanese Chestnut | Crop type: Forest trees, Ornamental woody plants

Cannabis sativa

Crop name: Hemp | Crop type: Fibre plants, Medicinal plants, Nematicidal plants, Oilseed plants

Vanilla planifolia

Native to Mexico and Central America, Vanilla planifolia or also known as Vanilla is a climbing vine about 10-15 m long. It has aerial roots which support the plant by clinging into trees.

Crop name: Vanilla | Crop type: Spice plants

Myristica fragrans

Crop name: Mace | Crop type: Essential oil plants, Medicinal plants, Spice plants

Guizotia abyssinica

Crop name: Niger Seed | Crop type: Oilseed plants

Musa sapientum

Helianthus annuus

Bloom Color: Orange, Red, Yellow.
Main Bloom Time: Early fall, Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Upright or erect.

Crop name: Sunflowers | Crop type: Fodder plants, Ornamental herbaceous plants

Vigna unguiculata

Crop name: Cowpeas | Crop type: Fodder legumes, Green manures

Sorghum bicolor

Crop name: Sweet sorghum | Crop type: Cereals, Fodder plants

Myotis riparius

Citrus paradisi x Poncirus trifoliata

Crop name: Citrumelos

Rubus loganobaccus

Crop name: Loganberries

Althaea longiflora

Coccinia grandis

Crop name: Ivy Gourd | Crop type: Cucurbit fruits, Medicinal plants

Petroselinum crispum subsp. tuberosum

Crop type: Root vegetables

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