- Flower nameRubus buergeri
- Scientific nameRubus buergeri
- Aliasカンイチゴ, 冬苺
- Place of originJapan, Korea and China
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonSeptember, October
- Language of flowersRespect and love
What is Rubus buergeri
Rubus buergeri or winter strawberry (scientific name: Rubus buergeri) is a small evergreen vine native to Japan, Korea and China. In Japan, it grows wild in the mountains and fields from southern Kanto to Shikoku and Kyushu. The leaves are egg-shaped with three shallow lobes. The flower stalks grow from the leaf axils and produce several five-petaled white flowers in autumn. The fruit produced after the flowers can be eaten.
Common name:Rubus buergeri, Scientific name: Rubus buergeri, also known as "cold strawberry", Life-type: Evergreen vine, Small shrub, Origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, Habitat: Southern Kanto, Shikoku, Kyushu, Life-type: Mountainous area, Vine length：30 cm; Leaf shape：ovate with 3 shallow lobes; Leaf margin：serrated; Inflorescence： alternate; Inflorescence form：acuminate; Flowering season： September-October; Flower color：white; Number of petals：5; Fruit type: clustered; Fruit color (actually sepal color): red; Fruit diameter: 1 cm; Fruit stage: November-December (red-ripe).