- Flower nameMansaku
- Scientific nameHamamelis japonica
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March
What is Mansaku
Mansaku (Scientific name: Hamamelis japonicaa) is a deciduous shrub in the family Hamamelidaceae endemic to Japan. It produces yellow cord-like flowers first thing in spring. The flowers are aromatic. The flowers bloom earlier than the leaves develop. The autumn leaves are also beautiful.
Common name: Mansaku, Scientific name: Hamamelis japonica, Tree height: 2-3 m, Leaf shape: Oval, Leaf inflorescence: Alternate, Leaf margin: Wavy serrate, Flowering season: February-March, Flower color: Yellow, Flower diameter: 2-3 cm, Flower shape: Linear. Flower shape: linear.