Pinus parviflora ‘Glauca’

(Japanese White Pine)


$419.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a

Quick Overview:

Pinus parviflora, commonly known as Japanese white pine, is a conical tree that will grow to 50-70’ tall in its native habitat, but is usually seen in the 20-40’ range in cultivation. It is a dense pine that tends to develop spreading branches and a somewhat flattened crown with age. Needles (to 3” long) in bundles of five are an attractive blue-green, with each needle having an interior white stripe. Oval, reddish-brown cones to 4” long. Bark on younger trees is gray, aging to scaly dark gray.

Description

Grow in medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of a variety of soils types, including poor soils, as long as the drainage is good. Plants prefer cool summer climates and are best planted in afternoon shade in the south. Plants are generally tolerant of urban conditions.

Additional information

Common Name

Japanese White Pine

Botanical Name

Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

20'-40'

Width

20'-50'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

blue-green

Deer Resistant

No

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