Scientific Name: Sciadopitys verticillata Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:Japanese umbrella pine Texture:Fine
Family Name:SciadopityaceaeHabit: Horizontal
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 5 - 7m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Whorled, Leathery, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Sep- Aug
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves of 2 types - small, scale-like, spirally arranged on twigs/crowded at tips, and long, linear, flattened, in whorls of 20-30 (like umbrella spokes), dark green above with 2 white stomatal bands below; cones female, single, ovoid (5-8 cm); cones male, clusters (3-8 mm).