Japanese wax tree

Rhus succedanea

  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Japanese wax tree
  • Flower name
    Japanese wax tree
  • Scientific name
    Rhus succedanea
  • Aliasハゼ, 櫨, 櫨の木, ロウノキ, リュウキュウハゼ, wax tree, Japanese wax tree
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Japanese wax tree

Japanese wax tree, scientific name:RHS sccedanea, is a deciduous tree of the Anacardiaceae department , of the Rhus genus native to Japan. Stretch summer in panicles, greenish-yellow flowers. Beautiful leaves odd pinnately compound leaves in the fall, and many give small fruit of the gray-Brown. The fruit is wax.

Common name: Japanese wax tree, scientific name:Rhus succedanea, aka Nichido wax tree, wax tree, Rong, terribly (figurative wood), lyucuuhaze (Ryukyu figurative), origin: Japan, life type: deciduous trees, height: 8-10 m, dioecious, bark color: gray, Brown, leaf: odd pinnately compound leaves, leaf numbers: 15 photos, small leaf shape: lanceolate, Leaf color: green-red (when the autumn leaves), flowering: May-June, flower panicles, inflorescence length: 10 cm, small flower color: yellow-green, petal number five, fruiting period: autumn, fruit shape: spherical, flat, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: Green → pale brown, autumn term: November to December, applications: fruit tree wax, Materials for handicrafts.


  • Order
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Anacardiaceae
  • Genus
    Rhus
  • Species
    R. succedanea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduous tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height800.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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