Custard Apple    Custard Apple    The custard-apple, also called bullock’s heart or bull’s heart, is the fruit of the tree Annona reticulata. This tree is a small deciduous or semi-evergreen tree sometimes reaching 10 metres (33 ft) tall and a native of the tropical New World that prefers low elevations, and a warm, humid climate. It is cultivated in many tropical countries, and also occurs as feral populations in many parts of the world including Southeast Asia, Taiwan, India, Australia…

Unusual fruit - Custard apple also known as Cheremoya - known to fight cancer, leaves can be made into a tea.

Philadelphus Manteau d'Hermine (boerenjasmijn), heerlijke geur van bloemen, trekt vogels aan

Philadelphus Manteau d'Hermine - Low growing variety of the mock orange shrub. Creamy-white flowers in June & July

The creamy flower of the Blind Eye Bush has a long, elongated column that curls back up into the flower.    This bush had flowers in different stages of development along with unusual screw like seed pods a little like cones.

The creamy flower of the Blind Eye Bush (Helicteres brevispira) has a long, elongated column that curls back up into the flower. This bush had flowers in different stages of development along with unusual screw like seed pods a little like cones.

I didn't know you could start irises from seed. Once an iris flower dies, a pod grows. They start off green. Once the seeds inside are ready to pick, the pod turns tannish or brown and cracks open. Gather seeds & plant again

Basket of Seed pods.

artafrica: “ Decorated baobab seed pods in a basket. Photo taken in Mali by Ursula G.

Acorn.... looking for rainbows in the moonlight

~ "The oak tree lies dormant within the the acorn - latent energy contains the potential of all form.

Виноград Аркадия: описание сорта, выращивание и уход

Виноград Аркадия: описание сорта, выращивание и уход

Mahogony seed opens like a Chinese puzzle by jungle mama, via Flickr. WOW!

Mahogony seed opens like a Chinese puzzle by jungle mama, via Flickr. WOW!

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