Short Needled Blue Japanese White Pine
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 25-50'Mature Width - 25-50' or greater spread at maturityLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - MonoeciousFruit - Cones terminal, almost sessile, horizontally spreading, ovoid to cylindrical, 1.5-4" long, spreading widely when ripe, remaining 6-7 yrs on tree, scales few, wedge-shaped, thick, brownish red, scale-end undulated, slightly incurved, cones heavily in youthLeaf - Fall Color - Bluish green, sometimes grass green with 3-4 stomatic bands on inner sides of needlesBark - On young trees smooth, gray, eventually becoming darker gray and platy, scaly on old trunksOther Features - Primarily an accent or character plant; extremely graceful small conifer whose low stature and fine-textured foliage make it a perfect tree for small places; good for the sea coast as it is salt tolerant; artistic growth habitPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun, average moisture; good drainage essential; tolerant of most soils, even clay loam; salt tolerantNative Habitat - Japan. Introduced 1861.Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Pine.- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.- Other plants of the genus Pinus.- Other plants of the species Pinus parviflora.