Flower NameArdisia crenata
Formal NameArdisia crenata
Alias藪橘, 万両, coral bush
HabitatJapan, China, Korea, India
MorphSmall Hardy Evergreen shrub
Ardisia crenata is cold-resistant evergreen small shrub of the geneus Ardisia native to China, Korea, India and Japan. Leaves are thick, glossy, and compact and are alternate in the shoot apex. In early summer from under the leaves many small white flowers bloom downward. The spherical fruits to thrust after a flower become red ripe from about December, but there are the thing staying until the next winter without dropping. The use is as a garden tree , a potted plant, Chinese medicinea and mascot of anew year holidays .
generic name: ardisia crenata, scientific name:Ardisia crenata , aka: coral bush , origin: Japan, China, Korea, India, Habitat: Kanto, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa, environments: forest tree height: 30 to 100 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate / fall lanceolate, leaf blade length: 7-15 cm, leaf width: 2-4 cm, phyllotaxis: alternate, inflorescence size: umbel, flower diameter:0.8cm, flower color: white or light pink, Sepals the number: 5, Corolla 5 crack, flowers of location: Apex or leaf axil, flowering: June-July, fruit type: berries, fruit shape: spherical, fruit color: red, white, yellow, fruit diameter: 0.6-0.8 cm, ornamental period: from October to next year May.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeGarden Bonsai Plain/fleet
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter0.7 ~ 0.8