Pinus thunbergii ‘Banshosho’ Pine

Description: Very small, irregular and slow growing plant, often used for bonsai. New growth resemble pipes in early summer. Branches are upright bearing small, light green needles and lots of small side shoots and buds.

History: Native to Japan.

Pinus Growing Tips: Requires moist but well-drained soil and a sunny position. Copes with all soil types. Ideal for coastal areas.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1m x 0.5m

Attributes

  • Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prefers full sun

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