Flower NamePieris koidzumiana
Formal NamePieris koidzumiana
Alias琉球馬酔木, Pieris koidzumiana, 沖縄馬酔木
Morphhardy evergreen shrubs and small trees
Pieris koidzumiana or called Ryukyu Acebi in Japanese (Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana) is native to Okinawa and is a cold tolerant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family. It is also known as Okinawa Asebi. The leaves are lanceolate and sawtoothed at the edges. In spring, the panicles are extended and many white rose-shaped florets are attached. Compared to acebi, the leaves are shiny and thick, and the florets are thick. Similarly, the sprouts that appear in spring are red and beautiful.
General name:Pieris koidzumiana, Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana, aka: Ryukyu Acebi, Okinakawa Acebi, Origin: Okinawa, life Type: Cold-resistant evergreen shrub, Tree height: 150 - 300 cm, Bark: grey-brown, leaf length : 5 cm, leaf shape: oblate needle shape, leaf edge: shallow saw blade, inflorescence shape: conical, flower color: white, flower length: 0.7 - 1 cm, Flowering times: March - April, fruiting stage: September - October, Fruit type: Beak, Fruit type: Flat spherical, Fruit diameter: 0.5 to 0.6 cm, Seed type: Long oval.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeSpecific area Okinawa cultivated variety Garden Pot flower
Height159 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter0.7 ~ 1