Pieris koidzumiana

Pieris koidzumiana

  • Pieris koidzumiana
  • Pieris koidzumiana
  • Flower name
    Pieris koidzumiana
  • Scientific name
    Pieris koidzumiana
  • Alias琉球馬酔木, アセビ, Pieris koidzumiana, 沖縄馬酔木
  • Place of originOkinawa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Horticultural species, Okinawa, Potted flower, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Pieris koidzumiana

Pieris koidzumiana or called Ryukyu Acebi in Japanese (Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana) is native to Okinawa and is a cold tolerant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family. It is also known as Okinawa Asebi. The leaves are lanceolate and sawtoothed at the edges. In spring, the panicles are extended and many white rose-shaped florets are attached. Compared to acebi, the leaves are shiny and thick, and the florets are thick. Similarly, the sprouts that appear in spring are red and beautiful.

General name:Pieris koidzumiana, Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana, aka: Ryukyu Acebi, Okinakawa Acebi, Origin: Okinawa, life Type: Cold-resistant evergreen shrub, Tree height: 150 - 300 cm, Bark: grey-brown, leaf length : 5 cm, leaf shape: oblate needle shape, leaf edge: shallow saw blade, inflorescence shape: conical, flower color: white, flower length: 0.7 - 1 cm, Flowering times: March - April, fruiting stage: September - October, Fruit type: Beak, Fruit type: Flat spherical, Fruit diameter: 0.5 to 0.6 cm, Seed type: Long oval.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Pieris
  • Species
    P. koidzumiana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Vase-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typehardy evergreen shrubs and small trees
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height159.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 1.0 cm

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