Thunderhead Japanese Black Pine

Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead'

SKU
04683
A shrubby, compact form of the Japanese Black Pine. Its irregular growth habit adds character to the landscape. Silvery white candles in spring and rich, dark green densely packed needles provide year-round beauty. An ideal focal point for the Asian garden, whether sculpted into an artistic shape or left in its natural form. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-nus thun-BER-jee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseRock Garden, Specimen, Topiary, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureTolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Barberry (Berberis); Switch Grass (Panicum); Dogwood (Cornus); Weigela (Weigela)

Provide well-drained, acidic soil. Water deeply and regularly during 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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