The Japanese Black Pine is unique as thrives near seashores. Its needles are dark green and can grow up to 4.5" long.
This tree is often used for bonsai and lumber.
Many birds and squirrels are attracted to this tree.
History & Lore
Planting this tree near coastal areas are known to help with erosion control. It also is more resistant to strong winds from typhoons. In Korea, the wood was once used to conduct shrines.