- Flower nameNanking cherry
- Scientific nameCerasus tomentosa
- Aliasユスラ, 梅桃, 山桜桃梅
- Place of originChina and the Korean Peninsula
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Nanking cherry
Nanking cherry ( scientific name: Cerasus tomentosa) is a deciduous shrub in the family Rosaceae, native to China and the Korean Peninsula. It produces flowers in spring that look like a mixture of light cherry blossom and white. After the flowers bloom in May and June, it produces edible small red fruits that are sweet and sour.
Common name: Nanking cherry, scientific name: Cerasus tomentosa, synonym: Prunus tomentosa, also known as Cerasus tomentosa, Yusura, mountain yusura, corian cherry, Chinese bush cherry, origin: China,. Korea, Japan, Height: 200-300 cm, Leaf shape: oval, Inflorescence: alternate, Height: 2-7 cm, Leaf width: 1-3.5 cm, Leaf margin: serrated, Flowering time: April to May, Flower diameter: 1.5-2 cm, Stamens: 20-25, Fruit diameter: 1.5-2.5 cm, Fruit type: cone-shaped, Fruit shape: oval, Fruit color: red, white Pale yellow.