Pine, Japanese Umbrella

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Description

Japanese Umbrella Pine gets its name from the umbrella-like whorls of needles that grow at the end of the branchlets and branches. Needles are soft, flattened and dark green. Very slow growing, usually attaining a height of no more than 4-5’ in the first 10 years. Japanese umbrella tree exhibits a dense, narrow, conical to pyramidal habit in youth, but tends to open up with age. 

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Sciadopitys verticillata
Plant Type:
Evergreen Tree
Care :
Best grown in moist, rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Soils should not be allowed to dry out. May not be reliably winter hardy throughout USDA Zone 5 where it should be sited in a location sheltered from winter winds.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Conical, pyramidal habit.
Plant Height:
25-30 feet
Plant Width:
15-20 feet
Foliage:
Dark green, flat needles
Bloom:
Insignificant.
Zone:
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Low Maintenance