Flower NameArdisia japonica
Formal NameArdisia japonica
Alias薮柑子, 十両, marlberry
HabitatEast Asia such as Japan, China, Korea
MorphSmall Hardy Evergreen shrub
Ardisia japonica or Juryo (Scientific name: Ardisia japonica) is cold-resistant evergreen undershrub of the family Primulaceae. It is the tree of feeling of a small vermilion sand root to grow wild in a thicket. It stretchs out a root and grows in colonies without the height of the tree being low, and the stem standing straight, and branching off. The leaves are shiny with green, and there is small jaggedness in the leaf edge, and a stem is accompanied by 3-4 pieces into a verticillation form. It makes white florets bloom downward in umbel inflorescence postponed till early summer from the leaf side. It produces a small spherical pretty red fruit in the winter after the flower. In fact, because It does not drop until the - next year in about November, it is assumed a lucky plant and is used to plant the variety hall for New Year holidays.
Common name: Ardisia japonica or Juryo , Scientific name: Ardisia japonica, origin: China, Korea,and Japan, tree height: 10-20 cm ,leaf oblong ,leaf color: green ,leaf margin: fine tooth ,blade length: 7-15 cm of leaves: alternate flowering June through August in flower size: 0.8 cm color: white corolla shape: wide oval Tip 5 crack fruit color: red fruit diameter: 0.5-1 cm flowering period: November to next year May.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Petal shapeHigh cup
SeasonJun Jul Aug
Height10 ~ 20 [cm]
Diameter0.4 ~ 0.8