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What are some horticulture herbs?
-basil
-dill
-mint
-oregano
-parsley
-rosemary
-sage
-thyme
When and how was tea made?
-2737 BC by an emperor when some tea leaves blew into a pot of hot water
When did tea become popular throughout Europe and the American colonies?
-1600's
What was the Boston Tea Party for?
-Protesting the British Tea Tax: led to the revolutionary war
When and where was Iced tea created?
-1904 at the worlds fair in St. Louis
When and who invented the tea bag?
-In 1908 Thomas Sullivan of NY developed the concept of tea in a bag
How is Green tea made?
-steaming fresh-picked leaves before heat drying
How is Black tea made?
-ferment picked leaves before firing
How is Oolong tea made?
-partially ferment picked leaves before firing
Where is the only tea plantation in the US?
-The Charleston Tea Plantation
-6617 Maybank Highway
-Wadmalaw Island, S.C, 29487
When does damage occur to tropical plants?
-chilling injuries occur between 33 and 60 degrees
-over 60 degrees all the time
What temperatures can subtropical plants stand?
-some freezing temperatures, but not long periods of cold
What are the daytime highs for cool season temperate plants?
How about warm season?
-between 60 and 65 degrees
-between 65 and 80
What is fruit botanically known as? How about horticulturally?
-an enlarged ovary
-plant part consumed as a desert or a snack with little preparation
What are vegetables botanically and horticulturally known as?
-No botanical name
-Horticulturally: a plant part that may be cooked and consumed without refinement and served with the main meal (or as main meal)
What types of vegetables are botanical fruits?
-tomato
-pepper
-beans
-squash
What types of vegetables are NOT botanical fruits?
-celery
-lettuce
-carrot
What are annuals?
-Produce vegetative growth, fruit, flowers, and seeds all in one season then dies (many are actually perennials in their native habitat)
Describe Biennials
-Produce vegetative growth during their first season
-Overwinter as a storage root/tuber
-Flowers and seeds in second season before dying
-carrots, beans, turnips, holleyhocks, foxglove
How do you define a perennial?
-survives 3 or more seasons
-includes herbaceous and woody plants