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Pinus thunbergii | Japanese Black Pine

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Synonym Names: Pinus thunbergiana

Family: Pinaceae

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This variety of Pine is both rigid and twisted, with needles of 3"-4". It has an irregular shape, and the short, contorted branches produce a canopy shaped tree. The buds are white, and the cones are egg -shaped and without prickles. Pines are highly combustible plants.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Notes and Maintenance Tips: You will love the oriental effect this plant brings to your garden. There is something peaceful about it. It can be kept at a low height and its form can be modified by selective pruning and wiring.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Tree, Conifer

Height Range

6-12', 12-25', 25-40', 60-100'

Width Range

6-12', 12-25', 25-40'

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Dark Green

Bark Color

Grey

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Very Low, Low

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average, Moist

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Windy Conditions

Design

Design Styles

Japanese, Ranch, Seascape, Woodland

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Shape

Seasonal Interest

n/a

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Lawn, Patio, Roadside, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Wind Break

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

 

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