Japanese Black Pine

Japanese Black Pine has a very irregular form with a very wide width to it with horizontal like branches. The bark is a dark-gray with very shinny dark green needles. Grows best in sandy soils and very tolerant to salt spray.

Common Names: Japanese Black Pine
Botanical Name: Pinus thunbergii
Landscape Use: Residential and parks, Specimen, Shade tree
Mature Height: 20-80 ft
Mature Spread: 20-35 ft
Sun Preference: Full (6 hours direct sun)
Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained, sandy soil
Tolerates: Alkaline Soil, Dry sites, Road salt
Intolerant: Poor Drainage
Growth Rate: Moderate
Wildlife Value: Bird and small mammal habitat