- Flower nameEuonymus sieboldianus
- Scientific nameEuonymus sieboldianus
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Euonymus sieboldianus
Euonymus sieboldianus or Ehretia dicksonii, (scientific name: Euonymus sieboldianus) is a deciduous, broad-leaved small tree of the genus Euonymus of the family Boraginaceae. It grows naturally in the coastal mountains of Honshu (southern Chiba Prefecture and southwards), Shikoku and Kyushu. It grows 7-9 m tall and produces many small, recurved white flowers 0.5 cm in diameter in conical inflorescences at the tips of its branches from May to July. The flowers are followed by a kernel, which is edible.
Common name: Euonymus sieboldianus , scientific name: Euonymus sieboldianus) ,aka: Ehretia dicksonii, place of origin: Japan, habitat: Honshu (southern Chiba Prefecture and southwards), Shikoku, Kyushu Habitat: coastal mountainous areas; Height: 7-9 m; Bark: gray to gray corky; Petiole: 2-4 cm; Leaf shape: elliptic; Leaf diameter: 8-20 cm; Inflorescence: alternate; Leaf color: dark green; Leaf margin: serrate; Leaf surface: hairy; Leaf underside: white-green with short hairs; Inflorescence form: conical; Flower color: white; Flower shape: cup-shaped with 5 lobes; Corolla diameter: 0.5 Flowering period: May-July; Fruit diameter: 1-1.5 cm; Fruiting period: September; Fruit shape: spherical; Fruit diameter: 1-1.5 cm; Fruit type: kernel; Fruiting period: July-November; Fruit color: green to yellow; Fruit: edible; Uses: park tree, garden tree.