Garden Big Brain Tests

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Question 1

What is a rugosa?

Rugosas are the parent variety to many modern roses. The name rugosa means red.
A beetle with yellow stripes and long feelers.
A form of mulch
The shaggy bark on eucalyptus trees.

Question 2

What is the difference between an annual and a perennial?

Annuals bloom twice per year, perennials once per season.
A magazine published once a year. Perennials :12 times per year.
Annuals only bloom for one season, perennials can bloom for years.

Question 3

What is the oldest living tree?

California redwood
The oldest living tree is the bristlecone pine (pinus aristata).
The oldest living tree is the bristlecone pine (pinus aristata). The oldest one found is 4,900 years old. It can be seen in the Wheeler Peak area of Nevada.

Question 4

What is the difference between a determinate and indeterminate plant?

, A determinate plant is sterile, an indeterminate plant can bear fruit.
A determinate plant has a definite name for it´s variety, an indeterminate has only the genus name.
Indeterminate is a male plant, determinate is a female plant
A determinate plant has a smaller, more compact growth habit, and generally only sets fruit once,
An indeterminate plant has long trailing vines, and sets fruit repeatedly throughout the growing season. dterminate plants, are bushy and compact. They were specially bred for small home gardens and containers. They only blossom once.

Question 5

Is the tomato a fruit or vegetable?

Tomato is a fruit
Tomato is a vegetable
The tomato is a fruit, commonly known as the love apple.

Question 6

Where is the worlds largest rose?

Beijing, China
Damascus ,Syria
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tombstone, Arizona
The largest rose in the world is in Tombstone, Arizona, at the Rose Tree Inn. It was planted in 1855 by Rosa Bankiae. It now covers over 8,000 square feet on a massive trellis.

Question 7

Who grew the worlds largest tomato on record?

Gordon Graham
Norm Abrams
Polly Flinders
Sasuke Namuro
The biggest tomato on record weighed in at 7 pounds 12 ounces. It was grown by Gordon Graham of Oklahoma.

Question 8

Which flower has the worst smell?

Venus flytrap
The corpse flower
The largest flower in the world, the rafflesia arnoldi, is also known as the "corpse flower" because of its absolutely revolting smell.

Question 9

What is the smallest plant in the world?


Question 10

What is a corn grid?

The pattern on a corncob
A method of planting corn to maximise yield, using less space
A square bin to store corn
A crop circle
For small spaces and maximum yields, try planting your corn in 12" grids. Each 4x8 section will produce 30 ears of corn. Plant every 10 days, for continuous supply. You will have to hand pollinate. Just gently bend the young tassels down and shake the pollen loose-Don´t do this on a windy day. Or gently insert fingers into tassels and walk down the rows, touching the young plants.

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