Description: Indigenous to China, transported to Japan and cultivated extensively, this medium-sized landscape tree has fruit that is just as valuable as the tree's color and form. The evergreen leaves are large, fuzzy and rust-colored underneath. The fruit is a golden yellow oblong to sphere with sweet/acid white flesh surrounding 1 to 5 shiny brown seeds.
USDA Zone: 8-10
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 198502807
Voucher 129183 at George Safford Torrey Herbarium (CONN). Specimen collected 10 February 2005. Herbarium Image