- Common Name(s):
- Japanese black pine
- 'Oculus Draconis' , 'Shirone Jamone', 'Yatban Sho', 'Thunderhead'
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 thunbergii 'Thunderhead'
- 50-70 ft.
- 1.5 to 2.5 in. solitary or clustered cones
- Full sun; range of soil types but prefers well drained soil
- Irregular, pyramidal when young; Irregular, assymetrical, spreading crown with pendulous branches with age; dense
- 12-25 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Slow to moderate
- 2.5 to 4.5 in. dark green needles; in pairs; stiff; rigid
NCCES plant id: 2115