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Pinus thunbergiana

Common Name(s):
Japanese black pine
Cultivar(s):
'Oculus Draconis' , 'Shirone Jamone', 'Yatban Sho', 'Thunderhead'
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Good for screening; very tolerant of salt spray; transplants easily; heat and drought tolerant.

Wildlife Value: This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Compare this Plant to: Pinus thunbergiana 'Thunderhead

Height:
50-70 ft.
Flower:
1.5 to 2.5 in. solitary or clustered cones
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Full sun; range of soil types but prefers well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular, pyramidal when young; Irregular, assymetrical, spreading crown with pendulous branches with age; dense
Width:
12-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
2.5 to 4.5 in. dark green needles; in pairs; stiff; rigid
Tags:
heat tolerant, drought tolerant, screen, salt tolerant, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2115

Pinus thunbergiana Pinus thunbergiana
Pinus thunbergiana Pinus thunbergiana