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Japanese Garden Plants
This is where to find details on plants. We don't have a lot of images, but we'll be providing articles and details as we are able. If you have materials to contribute or gaps to fill in, please let us know.

Japanese Name:ume, mume 
English Name:Japanese plum 
Latin Name:Prunus mume (Sieb.) 
Family: 
Sub Type:DECIDUOUS 
Native Habitat:China, Korea, Taiwan; mountains, village or valley 
Light: 
Soil: 
Flower Color:Pale pink 
Bloom Time:February - March 
Width:15 ft (4-5 m) 
Height:15 ft (4-5 m) 
Uses: 
Last Updated:4/15/2002 
Details:Brought from China in the 7th century but for literary associations rather than botanical interest. The Japanese pickle and eat the unripe fruit. 




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