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Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead'

Common Name(s):
Thunderhead pine
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Thunderhead pine is a shrubby, compact form of the Japanese Black Pine.  It has an irregular growth habit that adds year-round beauty and character to any landscape.  Use it as a focal point for an Asian or cottage garden.   It looks great pruned and sculpted into an artistic shape or left in its natural form. 

Learn more about Pinus thunbergii.

Height:
5-10 ft.
Foliage:
Silvery white candles in spring; rich, dark green densely packed needles
Flower:
Grown for foliage
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to light shade; medium, moist, well-drained soil
Form:
Tight, upright mound
Width:
5-8 ft.
Tags:
asian, cottage, silvery, accent, year-round interest, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1724

Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead' Form
Greg Hume, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead' Candles
David J. Stang, CC BY-SA - 4.0