Prunus mume 'Michishirube'


  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Flower name
    Prunus mume 'Michishirube'
  • Scientific name
  • Alias梅, ウメ, ume, Prunus mume, ミチシルベ
  • Place of originJapan (cultivated kind)
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Horticultural species, Bonsai
  • Flowering seasonJanuary

What is Prunus mume 'Michishirube'

Prunus mume 'Michishirube' (scientific name: Prunus mume 'Michishirube') is a hana-ume - yabai-kei - yabai-sho, single-petaled, light red, clasping, large-flowered, early blooming, flowering mid to late January. Flower color varies: light red at the beginning of blooming, gradually turning light red and then purple-red. It is a graceful and beautiful variety with a well-defined flower shape. The length of stamens is medium.

Common name: Prunus mume 'Michishirube',scientific name: Prunus mume 'Michishirube', Height: 3-6 m, Form of life: deciduous small tree, Leaf shape: ovate to oblong-ovate, Phyllotaxy: alternate, Leaf margin: serrate, Flower size: large, Flower diameter: 3 ~to 4 cm, uses: viewing, bonsai.

Hana-ume means
Prunus mume with beautiful flowers are generally "hana-ume" (there are exceptions among them).

What is "yabai-kei"?
This is a strain close to the original species that came to Japan from China, the origin of the Prunus mume tree. Young branches are green, but the parts exposed to the sun turn red. The leaves and flowers are small and aromatic. Most of them are white or peach-colored, but there are some with red flowers such as 'Prunus mume' and 'Yae Kankou'.

What is "Yabai-sho"?
Branches with many thorns and prominent stamens. Leaves have no hairs.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. mume
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeDeciduous small trees
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height300.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

Random flowers