- Flower namePrunus persica 'Fastigiata'
- Scientific namePrunus persica cv. fastigiata
- Aliasホウキモモ, 照手桃, 箒桃
- Place of originKanagawa Prefecture is breeding, (China)
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Prunus persica 'Fastigiata'
Prunus persica 'fastigiata', Japanese namae: Terumomo, scientific name:Prunus persica cv. Fastigiata, is a deciduous shrub and a variety of the breeding Prunus persica (scientific name:Prunus persica). It has been breeding by Kanagawa prefectural Agricultural Research Institute. Branches of ordinary peaches spread sideways, but peaches of Fastigiata do not spread horizontally, and have a compact, broom-shaped tree shape. Because of its tree shape, it is also called Houkimomo. The flowers are enlarged Bridalwreath spirea (Shijimi bana ,scientific name:Spiraea prunifolia ). It blooms a double-flower, but the number of flowers is not as high as that of the Shijimi bana. The name of the flower was derived from the terte of "The Legend of Chestnuts and the Princess of Terute hime", which is related to Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture. It is popular as a seasonal decorative flower because the height of the tree is not high and the flowering time is the period of the girl's peach festival(Momo no Sekku).
Generic name: Prunus persica 'Fastigiata' , Scientific name: Prunus persica cv. Fastigiata, aka: Tertemomo, Place of origin: Kanagawa Prefecture, breeding, (China), Tree height: 50-300 cm, Leaves: Serrated, Flowering period: March - April, Flower color: White / Red / Peach, Flower diameter: 5 cm, Flower How to bloom: double.