Pinus densiflora Siebold & Zucc.

Japanese White Pine, Five-needle Pine

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 3 to 7

Size: To 60' tall and 25' wide

Exposure: Sun


Orange-Red bark. Broad to round form, multi-trinket, spreading branches. Bright green needles, 5" long, in fascicles of 2. Oval to oblong cones to 2" long.


Published in Fl. Jap. (Siebold) 2: 22: 112 in 1842.

Native to Russia, Japan, China and Korea.


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