Japanese White Pine, Japanese Five-Needled Pine
Pinus parviflora var. pentaphylla

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: parviflora var. pentaphylla

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Birmingham, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 14, 2007, WaterCan2 from Eastern Long Island, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

I found it needs a light touch when wiring as it's trunk can scar easily, constant attention has to be paid to the length of time the wire is left on as well. I keep mine in part sun and it likes to get slightly dry every now and then.