Japanese Red Pine Tree

Japanese Red Pine Tree

Japanese Red Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus densiflora
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Trunk is often crooked or twisted; horizontal spreading branches; irregular habit; picturesque
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   40 to 60'
Leaf:   3 to 5" thin, upright needles in bundles of 2; bright to dark green; appear as if tufted
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 2" cones; dull yellow
Comments:    Orange to orangish red bark peeling off in plates
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Aurea