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Common Name: Japanese Black Pine

Species Name: Pinus thunbergii

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Japan
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Pine wood nematode is the most serious problem



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 40-foot diameter, 80-foot height
    • Leaves: Fascicles of 2, persisting 3-5 years, 3-6 inches long, twisted, stomatic lines on each surface



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Heat, drought and salt tolerant; will grow on sandy soils but pine wood nematode causing serious problems


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