Compact Tanyosho Japanese Red Pine
Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera Compacta'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus DEN-sih-floor-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 18 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This Pine is the perfect size for courtyards that need a low-maintenance focal point. Also does well in windswept coastal conditions. Multiple trunks and irregular growth is great for view lots that need visual relief without sacrificing the panorama. This beauty is gorgeous silhouetted by the rising or setting sun. Makes a fine specimen in the Asian garden or in Mediterranean schemes. Particularly attractive with landscape boulders and dry streambeds.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Topiary, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Grows best in slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune semi-annually to maintain shape and structure.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7