Japanese Raisin

Hovenia dulcis

Japanese Raisin

A fast growing tree that produces small raisin like fruit from the trunk. The Raisin Tree is deciduous and can grow to a height of 21m but is more commonly around 9m with a single trunk and a rounded head. They have large, glossy, green, cordate leaves which can be rather limp. The flowers are small but are clustered together in great masses and are cream in colour.

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Specifications of Japanese Raisin

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months June, July, August

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Japanese Raisin Reviews & Tips

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★★ 1y ago


Seeds accidentally went through the washing machine in a pocket but then germinated 100% when planted out. Growth rate is fast but they don't seem like hot winds or even hot temperatures. The leaves burn readily in summer here - which makes the tree no...

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

have 3 planted in my orchard, very small currently, but thought id try them for somthing different.

Noelle Maxwell
7y ago

Byron Myocum , NSW, Australia, Australia

Japanese Raisin

This is a very pretty tree that the sugar gliders love as do the native and regular bees, I would plant this as a shade tree for summer as it loses its leaves for winter , a very pretty shape

★★ 9y ago

KEPERRA, QLD, Australia

Spreading habit, interesting toothed leaves, starting to provide reasonable shade. The trunk also plays host to some lovely leafy lichens. Unfortunately I don't think Brisbane climate suits it very well. Did survive The Gap / Keperra storm in November ...

★★★★ 11y ago

Fairfield, VIC, Australia

I'm ashamed to say that it's still in a pot - filling this form out is a good reminder to plant the little dearie!

★★★★ 11y ago

Kealba, VIC, Australia

planted in the wrong spot - a very dry area/full sun and it didn't survive the back to back 40 degree days, but prior to that was doing ok.

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