Japanese Black Pine Tree

Japanese Black Pine Tree

Japanese Black Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus thunbergiana
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types but prefers well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Irregular, pyramidal when young; spreading crown with pendulous branches with age; dense
Height:   50 to 70'
Weight:   25'
Leaf:   2.5 to 4.5" dark green needles; in pairs; stiff; rigid
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 2.5" solitary or clustered cones
Comments:    Good for screening; very tolerant of salt spray; transplants easily; heat and drought tolerant
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Oculus