- Flower nameIzayoi zakura
- Scientific namePrunus jamasakura' Izayoi zakura'
- Alias桜, Prunus jamasakura, イザヨイザクラ
- Place of originTaiwan, Korea and Japan
- Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February
What is Izayoi zakura
Izayoi zakura (scientific name: Prunus jamasakura 'Izayoi zakura') is an early-blooming variety of yamazakura (Prunus jamasakura). It is so named because it blooms around January 16 ( February 15) in the lunar calendar. It was made known overseas through Koizumi Yakumo's "Kwaidan" (A Tale of Terror). It is considered a natural treasure of Matsuyama City. Buds are red and flowers are white.
Generic name: Izayoi zakura (scientific name: Prunus jamasakura 'Izayoi zakura', environment: wild, living type: deciduous trees, Height: ~ 30 m, bark color: purplish-brown, monoplane, leaves obovate, leaf edges serrated with, petiole: red leaf color: leaves are reddish-brown flowers: corymbs, petal colors: white, light pink, flower diameter: 3-3.5 cm, fruit shape: spherical, fruiting period: from May to June, fruit color: dark purple, seed shape: oval-shaped, seed size:0.7cm, applications: Park trees, street trees, building materials, utensils, sculpture, leather crafted.