Sweet viburnum

Viburnum odoratissimum

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  • Sweet viburnum
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  • Sweet viburnum
  • Sweet viburnum
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  • Sweet viburnum
  • Sweet viburnum
  • Flower name
    Sweet viburnum
  • Scientific name
    Viburnum odoratissimum
  • Aliasヤブサンゴ, 藪珊瑚, ヤマジサ, 珊瑚樹, Viburnum odoratissimum, Sweet viburnum
  • Place of originJapan and South East Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July
  • Language of flowersLoser

What is Sweet viburnum

Sweet viburnum or Sangoju , coral tree (scientific name: Viburnum odoratissimum) is a cold-resistant evergreen tall tree of the adoxaceae family native to Southeast Asia and Japan. In Japan it is distributed south of Kanto. Leaves and branches have a lot of water. White flowers bloom in a tufted shape in early summer. In the autumn it makes raw fruits with bright red luster fly. It is the origin of flower name that red fruits look like coral. Trees are used for hedges and park trees. Also, it is considered a fire protection tree because leaves and branches have much moisture. It is also used for street trees and windbreak forests because it is resistant to waste gases and sea breeze. The flower language is "loserous". The flower language is based on the fact that the fire resistance is so strong that the leaves and branches are heavily moist and difficult to burn and fire bubbles are blown out from the cuts to burn out. For flowers that attach with coral, there are Shima Coral Ananas, Coke sango, Coral mizuki, Coral sandwich and others. By the way, It is called the marriage 35th anniversary 'coral marriage'.

General name: Sweet viburnum, Scientific name: Viburnum odoratissimum, aka:Ahmadis, Height: 150 to 1500 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, margin entire, flowers panicles, flower: white, small flower: cylindrical with Tip 5 crack, stamens number: 5, flower diameter:0.2~0.5cm, flowering period: June to July, ornamental period of fruit: drupes, berries: September-December, mechanism of fruit diameter: 10 cm, fruit color: Red.


  • Eye
    Dipsacales
  • Family
    Adoxaceae
  • Genus
    Viburnum
  • Species
    V. odoratissimum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy evergreen tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.5 cm

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