Umbrella Pine Tree

Umbrella Pine Tree

Umbrella Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sciadopitys verticillata
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; prefers rich moist, well drained soil and open location; not drought or air pollution tolerant
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Spire like to broadly pyramidal in youth; straight stem and horizontal branches in whorls; stiff, twiggy
Height:   20 to 30'
Weight:   15 to 20'
Leaf:   Whorl of 20 to 30 flat 2 to 5" dark glossy green, thick leaves; needle like; radiate around the stem
Flower/Fruit:   2 to 4" cones; green turning to brown
Comments:    Orangish to reddish brown bark exfoliating in strips; often hidden by foliage; branches become pendulous and spreading with age; dense shade when young
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --