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Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergii

Description

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

Irregular, pyramidal when young; Irregular, asymmetrical, spreading crown with pendulous branches with age; dense

 

 

Cultivars:
  • 'Oculus Draconis'
  • 'Shirone Jamone'
  • 'Thunderhead'
  • 'Yatban Sho'
Tags:
#evergreen#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#salt tolerant#deer resistant#screens
Cultivars:
  • 'Oculus Draconis'
  • 'Shirone Jamone'
  • 'Thunderhead'
  • 'Yatban Sho'
Tags:
#evergreen#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#salt tolerant#deer resistant#screens
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    thunbergii
    Dimensions:
    Height: 50 ft. 0 in. - 70 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 12 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    1.5 to 2.5 in. solitary or clustered cones
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    2.5 to 4.5 in. dark green needles, in pairs, stiff, rigid
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Salt