Japanese Flowering Ash

Fraxinus sieboldiana

  • Japanese Flowering Ash
  • Japanese Flowering Ash
  • Flower name
    Japanese Flowering Ash
  • Scientific name
    Fraxinus sieboldiana
  • Alias丸葉青だも, Fraxinus sieboldiana, ホソバアオダモ, Japanese Flowering Ash
  • Place of originJapan and the Korean Peninsula
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Japanese Flowering Ash

Fraxinus sieboldiana, Japanese Flowering Ash or Malva Aodamo (Scientific name: Fraxinus sieboldiana) is a deciduous tree in the family Oleaceae, which is native to Japan and the Korean Peninsula. In Japan, it grows wild in the low mountains of Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.

Common name: Fraxinus sieboldiana, Scientific name: Fraxinus sieboldiana, also known as Hosoba-Aodamo, Japanese Flowering Ash, Japanese Flowering Ash or Malva Aodamo, life type: deciduous tree, tree height Bark color: 5-15 m, bark color: dark gray, leaf shape: odd pinnate compound leaves, leaf lenght: 10-20 cm, Leaf inflorescence: opposite, leaf margin: full border, Flower inflorescence: conical inflorescence, flower color: white, corolla: 4-petaled, flowering season: April-May, fruit type: winged fruit.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Fraxinus
  • Species
    F. sieboldiana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduth tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.7 cm

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