Scientific Name: Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Japanese umbrella pine Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Irregular, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Garden 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, May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Oct- Aug- Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Tall background, Wind break, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Umbrella shaped crown once mature (globose to broad-rounded), dense, flat-topped, fastigiate branching; needles 2 per fascicle, <12 cm long; bark orange, exfoliating.