Plants: Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine

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Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine

Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii) is an excellent, small, irregularly shaped, pine tree. The plant tolerates dry soil and salt. The dark green, twisted needles are 5 to 7 inches long. It grows approximately 12 to 18 inches per year. It is hardy in zones 5-8. It's mature height is 30 feet with a spread of 20 feet.

It is also an excellent choice for a bonsai tree.

An excellent, small, irregularly shaped, pine tree.
Dark green, twisted needles are 5 to 7 inches long
Grows approximately 12 to 18 inches per year


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