Golden Ghost Japanese Red Pine
Pinus densiflora 'Golden Ghost'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus DEN-sih-floor-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows 6 to 12 in. per year; reaches 6 to 15 ft. tall and wide in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
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