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Hovenia dulcis, Japanese Raisin Tree

This is an unusual plant not well known in the trade and it will be difficult to come by. But if you can locate it you will see that it will be well worth your effort. Nice bark and great form combine to make this a winner. Trees will grow in almost any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Not for poorly-drained areas or compacted soil, Japanese Raisin Tree prefers adequate soil space for root exploration. Lower branches can be removed or trimmed to display the lovely bark. The trunk often grows straight up the center of the tree without training. I have seen the plant grow well as far south as Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Fruit, produced on female trees, is edible. Male trees produce allergenic pollen.

Japanese Rasin
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Japanese Rasin Tree bark

Japanese Rasin Tree flowers

Japanese Rasin Tree

Japanese Rasin Tree leaves

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