Japanese Raisin Tree
The unique Japanese Raisin Tree is an attractive small tree that is prized for its large, oval, dark green foliage, the abundant clusters of fragrant white flowers, and the “raisins”, which consist of the sweet and tasty flower stems.
Latin Name: Hovenia dulcis
Site and Soil: Likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil
Pollination Requirements: Raisin Tree is Self-fertile
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 10F.
Bearing Age: 3-5 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-15 ft. in height
Bloom Time: May-June
Ripening Time: Early fall
Yield: 5-10 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: We have not observed any pest or disease problems on the Raisin Tree.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: Not stated
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-41