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Sciadopitys verticillata

Common Name(s):
Japanese umbrella pine, Umbrella pine
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Orangish to reddish brown bark exfoliating in strips; often hidden by foliage; branches become pendulous and spreading with age; dense shade when young

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
2 to 4 in. cones; green turning to brown
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
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
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
Whorl of 20 to 30 flat 2 to 5 in. dark glossy green, thick leaves; needle like; radiate around the stem
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2193

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