Pinus parviflora Siebold & Zucc.

Japanese White Pine, Five-needle Pine

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 7

Size: To 40' tall and 50' wide

Exposure: Sun


Conical form with spreading branches and a flattened crown as it matures. Needles 3" long in fascicles of 5, green with a middle white stripe. Oval 4" cones, red-brown. Prefers cool summers and dislikes humidity.


Published in Fl. Jap. (Siebold) 2: 27: 115 in 1842.

Native to Japan and Korea.


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