- Flower nameTsuga diversifolia
- Scientific nameTsuga diversifolia
- AliasNorthern Japanese Hemlock, クロツガ, 黒栂
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringSub-alpine
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Tsuga diversifolia
Tsuga diversifolia or Northern Japanese Hemlock, or Kome-tsuga (Scientific name: Tsuga diversifolia) is an evergreen needle-leaf small to tall tree of the family Pinaceae, which is a unique species in Japan. It grows naturally in cold sub-alpine mountain ranging from Honshu to Kyushu in Japan. The bark of the trunk is grayish brown, and one year branch has hair. Japanese name 'Kome-tsuga' comes from the fact that the leaves are small like rice grains.
Common name: Tsuga diversifolia or Northern Japanese Hemlock, or Kome-tsuga, Scientific name: Tsuga diversifolia, aka: Kome‐tsuga, Northern Japanese Hemlock,
Place of Origin: Japan's Species, Habitat Distribution: Tohoku ~ Kyushu, Living Environment: Sub-alpine, Living Type: Evergreen Needle Leaves Kodaki, Height: 1 to 30 m, Diameter: 70 cm, Branches on Leaves Pillow: Leaves: 0.4 to 1.2 cm, Leaf width: 0.15 cm, Leaf order: Alternate, Gender equestrian, Flowering period: 5 to 10 days, Bark: gray brown, with longitudinal tears, leaf color: green, leaf shape: July, flowers: oval, elliptical (female flower), purplish red (female flower), fruit season: September to October, fruit type: fruit (pine cones), fruit shape: small and elliptical, fruit color: purple, Fruit diameter: 2 cm, fruit place: pendant from the branch, application: bonsai, building materials, equipment materials, pulpwood.