A series of plant database files are supplied with gCADPlus. Each is a simple ASCII text file that has the extension .gcp. To use one of these plant data files, use the gCADPlus drop down menu and select attach a plant data file. Plant database files supplied with gCADPlus include:
Edible Garden [Planting for urban food forest with and emphasis on sub tropical species.]
Kentucky [Species suitable for the USA state of Kentucky.]
GardenCAD [default data file delivered with gCADPlus.]
Paris7 [Species suitable for urban planting in the Paris area.]
Florida [Species suitable for tropical climates]
Mediterranean Species suitable for a Mediterranean climate
Using a gcp file
Load the file from the gCADPlus drop down menu shown below.
Select gCADPlus drop menu and edit list. The data file is displayed inside its own window inside gCADPlus with the design shown below it.