- Flower nameHime tsuge
- Scientific nameBuxus microphylla var. microphylla
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Bonsai
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Hime tsuge
Hime tsuge (scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla) is an endemic Japanese species, evergreen broad leaf small shrub belonging to the family Buxaceae. It is a dwarf species of Tsuge (Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla var. Japonica), and the branches well branch. It is cultivated artificially, the height is less than 1 m, the leaves are also smaller than the boxer one round. In the spring, I will put inflorescences from my axiles and branches and attach a lot of small flowers. Flower color is pale yellow with no petals. Several male flowers are placed to surround the female flower.
General name: Hime tsuge, scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla, aka: Buxus microphylla, habitat distribution: Honshu to Okinawa, tree height: Lifestyle: Evergreen broad leaved shrubs, leaf order: birth, leaf shape: inverted oval to long ellipse, leaf length: 1 to 3 cm, leaf margin: all edges, flowering period: March to April, flower color: light Yellow, number of petals: 0, sexes of different sexes, female flowers (number of pistols: 1, number of calyxes: 6), male flowers (stamens number: 4, erosion: 4), flower diameter: 2-3 mm, fruit type: , Fruit shape: long spherical, fruit season: September to October, uses: hedges, bonsai, garden trees, woodworking products.