Pinus parviflora 'Glauca Brevifolia'

Short Needled Blue Japanese White Pine

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 25-50'
Mature Width - 25-50' or greater spread at maturity
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious
Fruit - 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 youth
Leaf -
Fall Color - Bluish green, sometimes grass green with 3-4 stomatic bands on inner sides of needles
Bark - On young trees smooth, gray, eventually becoming darker gray and platy, scaly on old trunks
Other 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 habit
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Full sun, average moisture; good drainage essential; tolerant of most soils, even clay loam; salt tolerant
Native Habitat - Japan. Introduced 1861.
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

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