Japanese Raisin

Scientific Name: 
Hovenia dulcis
Family Name: 
Rhamnaceae
Place of Origin: 
Asia
Plant Description: 
A bushy tree with glossy leaves producing a grape like fruit.
Plant Height: 
10-30m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Of Interest: 
Used for it's timber. The fruit produced is edible raw and cooked and can be used as a substitute for honey.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Small Tree
Medium Tree
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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