Flower Database

Kagoshimako

Basic information
Flower Name
Kagoshimako
Formal Name
Prunus mume 'kagoshimako'
Alias
鹿児島紅
Habitat
China (cultivated kind)
Morph
Deciduous small trees
Comment
Kagoshimako (Scientific name: Prunus mume 'Kagoshimako') is a cultivar of the small deciduous 'Japanese apricot (scientific name: Prunus mume) ' of the Rosaceae family. Its trunk is curved and its branches overhang to the side. In spring, before the leaves unfurl, it produces a dark red, flattened, medium-double flower.
Common name: Kagoshimako, Scientific name: Prunus mume 'Kagoshimako', also known as Kagoshimabeni, Flower height: 3 to 6 m. Living type: small deciduous trees, Leaf shape: ovate, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, leaf margin: serrated, Flowering season: February to April, color: dark red, diameter: 2 to 3 cm (medium flower size), Petals: double flowers, flat, not wavy, Staminode color: Red, Flowering method: 1 flower per node, Fruiting time: June, Fruit type: Nucleus, Fruit color: Yellow, Fruit shape: Spherical, Fruit diameter: 2 to 3 cm, Use: Plum ornamental and bonsai.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Prunus
Species
P. mume
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Bonsai
Color
Red
Season
Feb Mar Apr
Height
300  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3