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Pinus den Umbraculifera

Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera'


Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera'

Syn: Tanyosho.

Description: Small, often multi-stemmed tree with a broad fan-shaped crown, growing to 4 m tall and just as wide. Bright green needles appear in bundles of two, and may turn yellowish on some soils in winter. Masses of small cones are produced even on small trees, and mature trees produce attractive orange-brown flaking bark.

History: Native to Japan, and in cultivation since 1890.

Pinus Growing Tips: Ideally suited to exposed planting sites, dislikes shade and prefers free draining soil.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.8m x 1.5m 

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Open space planting Open space planting
Evergreen Evergreen
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs full sun Needs full sun