- Flower nameOriental white oak
- Scientific nameQuercus aliena
- Alias楢柏, Quercus aliena, カシワナラ, Oriental white oak
- Place of originChina, Korean Peninsula and Japan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Oriental white oak
Oriental white oak (scientific name: Quercus aliena) is deciduous broadleaf trees of the family Fagaceae in China, Korean Peninsula and Japan. Apart from Hokkaido, Aomori, Okinawa, it is growing nationwide in Japan. Leaves are bigger than Mizunara, there are petiole. Female and male shares (monoecious) · Different flowers bloom simultaneously with the development of leaves in spring. The male flower blooms in a pale green color and a caterpillar inflorescence that hangs down. Female flowers give inflorescences to the leaf axes of new branches. I will make nuts (acorn) after flowers.
General name: Oriental white oak, Origin: China and Japan, tree height: 15 to 30 m, tree width: 100 cm, bark color: irregular crack with gray brown, leaf quality: cortex, leaf table: deep green color, foliage: gray star-shaped dense hair for whitish, leaf shape: inverted oval, leaf height: 15 to 30 cm, leaf width: 5 to 15 cm, petiole length: 2 to 3 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: wavy sawtooth, flowering period: April to May, male inflorescence length: 5 to 7 cm , Male flower diameter: 0.25 cm, female flower arrangement: several female flowers, flower pillars: 3, fruit type: nuts, nuts and fur: 2 cm, nutshell: oval, maturity period: autumn.