General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Other
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 3 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Japanese Black Pine

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Location: In a church garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 10-26-2019
Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea') 005
Location: In a commercial garden in Oklahoma City
Date: July, 2005
Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea') 001
Location: In a church garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 2010-05-28
Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea') 002
Location: In a church garden in Oklahoma City
Date: July, 2005
Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea') 003
Location: In a church garden in Oklahoma City
Date: Fall, 2006
Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea') 004

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