Sciadopitys verticillata

Japanese Umbrella Pine, Umbrella Pine

Only one of this group is well known, the Japanese Umbrella Pine. Considered a choice landscape tree for its glossy evergreen foliage, its common name comes from its broader, drooping mature shape. It grows slowly to 30 feet. Plant singly as specimen or accent trees, or group several as a border. Protect from strong winds. In hot summer climates, give afternoon shade. Transplant in spring.
Sciadopitys verticillata, Japanese Umbrella Pine, Umbrella Pine
This conifer has distinctive fleshy, dark green needles. As cut foliage, they last for weeks in water. The 2 to 3-inch-long cones mature in 2 years. Used in bonsai.

Attributes - Sciadopitys verticillata

Plant Type: Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 25 ft. to 45 ft.

Width: 25 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Scales.

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