name botanical:Staphylea bumalda
other name:Japanese Bladdernut
height:up to 2.5 m (7.5 ft)
The leaf of the Japanese Pimpernuss is imparipinnate with 5-7 single leafs. The leaf margin is serrated and the leaf arrangement is opposite.
flowering:Mai - June
The white flowers hanging in white-reddish panicles appearing after the leaf shoots.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The seed capsules (capsule fruit) are first light green and filled with air. In autumn the fruits are brown and dry.
bark:The bark is brown and smooth, with a slight texture.
location:sun to half-shade
soil:slightly sandy to loamy soils
ph value:neutral to alkaline