Scientific Name: Pinus densiflora Form: Pyramidal - widely, Irregular
Common Name:Japanese red pine Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading, Irregular
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 5 - 7m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Oct- Aug- Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Wind break, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Needles 2 per fascicle, 8-12 cm long, margins rough, stomatal lines on all surfaces; female cones conical to ovate, 4-7 cm long, in whorls of 2-5 at branch nodes, remaining closed and attached for several years, seed and attached wing 10-17 mm long. (Conifersociety.org)