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Pungent With a sharp, hard point; sharp and acid to taste or smell.
Purity The relative stability and uniformity of a breeding line.
Quadrangular Four angled, or pith or a twig.


onions are usually smaller in size, have thinner rings, tighter skins and make your eyes sting when you cut them. The same sulfurous compounds that draw tears inhibit rot, so the more the onion the longer it will store.

Pungent paperwhites are the classic forced bulb. Show them off in a classic urn with a base of artichokes. No chill time needed for these fragrant beauties. Successive plantings result in blooms Thanksgiving to March.
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A colorless gaseous alkaline compound of nitrogen and hydrogen NH3 that is very soluble in water and can easily be condensed to a liquid by cold and pressure.
Often used in fertilizers, sometimes in an anhydrous form ...

Thyme has pungent, yet pleasing aroma and flavor. Growing 8-12 inches, Thyme plants have grayish leaves, and woody stems. Thyme herb plants produce a profusion of tiny purplish white flowers. Flowers produce a fragrant scent.

Known for its aroma and taste, cilantro (Coriandum sativum) is an annual herb that grows well in loamy soil. Ideal for backyard gardens through U.S.

Many herbs and pungent flowers perfume the air when dogs plow through. While that won't discourage the canines from doing their thing, it's a silver lining to cling to when beds get trampled.

Pelargonium ' Peppermint' scented geranium
perennial, easy care
created by in the weeds ...

Tomato Seeds
A pungent odor seed that is round with a wavy flat body. The tomato seed has a brown to light brown color.
Watermelon Seeds
Easily recognizable! A long skinny seed with a shinny black coat. Odorless.

Varieties in the group are 'Wildwood' with brownish purple markings on the leaves and rose-colored blossoms; and 'Citrosa' and 'Citronella,' the "mosquito repellant" plants.

Thai basil has pungent anise undertones and purple stems, both gorgeous and favorful. I've had good luck with Queen of Siam, but am continuing to experiment.

Common witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana) and cultivars - Sweet and fragrance; yellow flowers with a hint of green ...

African tree basil (Ocimum gratissimum), sometimes called shrubby or clove basil, is a pungently scented sub-shrub with slightly hairy leaves and delicate white to yellow-green, two-lipped flowers that are tasty in salads.

As early as 1493 Peter Martyr wrote that Columbus brought home with him "pepper more than that from the Caucasus (the far East)." Peppers were among the first vegetables native to the Americas that the Europeans took an interest in.

Sargent thus writes of it in Garden and Forest: "The plant may well be grown for the beauty of its fruit alone, which, moreover, is juicy and edible, with a sharp, rather pungent, agreeable, flavor.

Then there's horseradish - a plant but with a great flavour and winter is a great time to lift it and divide it.

Similar in taste to marjoram, oregano's taste is more pungent and has overtones of mint. Greek oregano, subspecies hirtum of O. vulgare, is recommended as the best type of oregano for cooking.

Although deer will eat anything if hungry enough, given a choice they tend to stay away from succulent plants, poisonous plants, flavored plants, and plants with hairy or furry leaves.

Horseradish is a perennial vegetable/herb grown for its pungent roots, which are used to spice up a variety of dishes from roast beef to cocktail sauce to a Passover Seder Plate.

They give a peppery and flavoring to your meals, hence, are traditionally used in dishes of places like Africa, China, and India. Having a rather zesty, peppery taste which individuals think of as a mustard flavor.

The good news about female trees is that the fruits can be picked (while wearing latex gloves) and the nuts removed from the pungent smelling meat of the fruit.

All parts of the plant are edible but its smell may make it unsuitable for growing indoors. The lobed lower leaves are used in chutneys, curries and sauces and the spicy-flavoured seeds are used baking, chutneys and meats.

Culinary uses: Sages' highly aromatic and pungent flavor is best utilized on its own. Sage is a wonderful addition to soups, sauces, stuffing, stews, fish, shellfish, meats and poultry. Scatter bits of sage leaf in salads.

Spectacle Pod "Pepper Grass" Dimorphocarpa wislezeni (Mustard-Brassicaceae) is an annual mustard with a hot flavor. White flowers from clusters around the stem tips and grows to a height of 1 feet, and has multiple branches.

You may be familiar with cilantro as a pungent herb that flavors salsa or pico de gallo. That same fragrance, used throughout the garden, can attract beneficial insects and encourage growth of some crops, such as spinach.

One sniff of its leaves and most insects head for the next county. In fact, some people plant them around more vulnerable flowers in order to act as a natural insect repellent. This is known as companion planting.

Fleas, for some reason, can't stand the smell of this pungent leaf. Eucalyptus leaves are not toxic to pets or humans so this is a safe method to use for families and animal lovers. Borax is also great for ridding fleas.

Mustards, and the rest of brassicas, naturally contain glucosinolates which are responsible for the spiciness, or heat, of brassicas. Some brassicas contain more than others.

'Musik' is a hard-neck variety that's hot, pungent and peels easily.
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'Italian Purple', another soft-neck variety, produces big solid heads with several small cloves, and it lasts longer in storage than any other garlic.

With its scent and flavor, rosemary can easily overpower a dish. Use it with roast chicken and meats, and in stews. Finely chopped leaves make a nice addition to breads and biscuits.

It is, in fact, a member of the mint family and its leaves do have a pungent aroma when crushed. In its native habitat, it is perennial, and is usually hardy in USDA Zones 5a-9a.

Marigolds are strongly aromatic plants with a odour that hide the scent of the Passionfruit plant making it less attractive as a source of food or an egg laying site.

Appearance Wormwood is a tall (to 90cm) plant with grey/green leaves and a very pungent smell.
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" The aroma of many herbs acts as a natural insect repellent. Planting herbs like parsley or basil among your vegetables will offer them some protection from bugs and simplify harvesting a salad.

OK, this is truly one of the best discoveries of ours. This mildly pungent garlic has a wildly warm aromatic flavor that we could previously only enjoy in authentic Italian restaurants.
Sugar Ann Snap Peas ...

Peppers are generally classified based on fruit type, the major distinction being between fruit that is (cayenne, jalapeno, Tabasco) and fruit that is sweet (bells, frying peppers, pimentos, paprika).

fragrant - The whole plant is anise-scented, the young foliage having a specially pungent anise-like flavor and fragrance. Dried seed is sweetly fragrant, although fresh seed has a slightly unpleasant smell.
Attracts: ...

Rosemary: This Mediterranean native's dark-green needle-like leaves have been a culinary ingredient for centuries. Try Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' or a similar low-growing variety called 'Lockwood de Forest.' ...

Harvest your carrots while they are young and tender. This will reduce the amount of pungent-tasting, rooty carrots that you harvest. Most carrots are ready to harvest between 50 and 75 days after they are sown.

Carrot fly can be confused into not laying eggs on carrots by inter planting your rows with onions or herbs such as sage, chive, rosemary or parsley.
Leaf cutter bee
Near perfect circular / semi circular holes cut in rose leaves.

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