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Pinus thunbergii

Japanese black pine

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Features

  • Height14m to 26m
  • Spread5m to 9m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Leaf ColourVarious

Description

Pinus thunbergii (Japanese black pine). This is an evergreen pine which will produces long stiff needles which are dark green. It produces a pyramidal shape. The 2 sheath needles are about 3-4 inches long and bright green. The cones are 2-3 inches long and oval. This species will grow well in coastal areas.

Characteristics

Needled evergreen, Conifer or Tree

Other common names

Pine

Origin

Japan, Korea, N.E.China

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, they are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed or by grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible. Conifer spinning mite may cause defoliation.

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