Ilex crenata

Ilex crenata

  • Ilex crenata
  • Ilex crenata
  • Ilex crenata
  • Ilex crenata
  • Ilex crenata
  • Ilex crenata
  • Flower name
    Ilex crenata
  • Scientific name
    Ilex crenata
  • Aliasビンカ, 犬柘植, Japanese Holly
  • Place of originChina,Korea ,Taiwan, Sakhalin and Japan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Bonsai
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Ilex crenata

Ilex crenata, commonly called Japanese Holly, is an evergreen shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae native to Korea and Japan of Hokkaido to Kyushu. In dioecism, the leaves grow each other, and there are jaggedness in the leaf edge. It soaks a quiet white floret in early summer. Red fruit becomes after a flower, and black ripens in winter. Because drawinging out so many thin branches out of the ground, it is used for hedges and garden trees.Leaves disorder followed as dioecious without opposite or alternate.
Common name: Ilex crenata, scientific name:Ilex crenata, origin: Korea,and Hokkaido-Kyushu of Japan , environment: mountains around warm temperate zone, trees high: 0.5 to 5m, bark color: grayish-white, dioecious, leaf length: 1-2 cm, leaf width: 0.5-2 cm, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering :May to June, flower color: white-floral yellow, male female diameter: 0.2cm: 0.5-1.5 cm, fruiting period: October to next January, Fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: black.


  • 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 colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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