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Golden Ghost Japanese Red Pine

Pinus densiflora 'Golden Ghost'

SKU
06896
Striking golden foliage nearly shimmers in sunlight on this handsome upright conifer. Bundles of slender needles are held on orange-red stems, adding year-round interest. An excellent landscape accent, providing fantastic texture and color. Evergreen.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-nus DEN-sih-floor-uh
Average Size at MaturityGrows 6 to 12 in. per year; reaches 6 to 15 ft. tall and wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); 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 annually to for shape and structure.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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