Double blooming varieties of plum
- Flower namePrunus mume 'Shusataikaku'
- Scientific namePrunus mume 'syusataikaku'
- Aliasウメ, 梅, シュサタイカク, 梅 砂台閣
- Place of origincultivated kind
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March
What is Prunus mume 'Shusataikaku'
Prunus mume "Syusa taikaku" (scientific name: Prunus mume "Syusataikaku") is a native of China and is a "two-tiered" variety with flowers within flowers. It is also known as "Sunataikaku. Syusataikaku is a variety of plum tree with branches that grow straight upwards or diagonally and do not droop or twist into an arch. It is also known as the "Taikaku" variety, where the flower buds are produced by the redifferentiation of the flower's growing point during flowering. The buds are reddish purple and oval, the petals are reddish purple and multiple, and the new branches are dark red with a light purple-red interior.
Common name: Prunus mume "Syusataikaku", scientific name: Prunus mume "Syusataikaku", leaf shape: ovate to elliptic, leaf length: 4 to 8 cm, leaf width: 2.5 to 5 cm, leaf margin: slightly serrated, leaf color: grayish green, petals: multiple, sepals: purple with fragrance, flowering season: late February to early March, cold tolerant. Flowering season: late February to early March.