Mame inutsuge

I. crenata f. bullata

  • Mame inutsuge
  • Mame inutsuge
  • Mame inutsuge
  • Mame inutsuge
  • Flower name
    Mame inutsuge
  • Scientific name
    I. crenata f. bullata
  • Aliasマメツゲ, タマツゲ, 豆犬柘植
  • Place of originGarden variety
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park, Horticultural species, Bonsai, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Mame inutsuge

Mame inutsuge (scientific name: I. crenata f bullata) is a horticultural variety of {{Inutsuge}}. The branches are trimmed and used for topiary material to create geometric, animal and human shapes. It is an evergreen shrub in the family Aquifoliaceae, with white four-petaled flowers in early summer to summer. The leaves are small, oval, shiny green, cortical, fleshy and turned back. Its name comes from the pea-sized leaves of the Japanese boxwood tree. The green fruit forms after the flowers and ripens to black in autumn.

Common name: Mame inutsuge, scientific name: I. crenata f bullata, Height: 1.5-2m, Leaf color: green, Leaf margin: serrated, Dioecious, flower length: 0.4 cm, flowering season: May to July, Flower color: white/light yellow, Fruit color: green to black ripe, Fruiting season: October.


  • Eye
    Aquifoliales
  • Family
    Aquifoliaceae
  • Genus
    Ilex
  • Species
    I. crenata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.5 cm

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