Compact Tanyosho Japanese Red Pine

Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera Compacta'

Item 6578


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USDA Zone:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

A very attractive, small tree that naturally develops a flat-topped, umbrella-like silhouette. Features red brown bark and dense, bright green needles. A low maintenance focal point that will add visual interest and texture to the landscape. The compact form is ideal for smaller areas. Evergreen.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slow growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 18 ft. wide.
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera Compacta'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Attractive Bark, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Conifer; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary
Design Ideas: This Pine is the perfect size for courtyards that need a low-maintenance focal point. Also does well in windswept coastal conditions. Multiple trunks and irregular growth is great for view lots that need visual relief without sacrificing the panorama. This beauty is gorgeous silhouetted by the rising or setting sun. Makes a fine specimen in the Asian garden or in Mediterranean schemes. Particularly attractive with landscape boulders and dry streambeds.

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 semi-annually to maintain shape and structure.

Customer Reviews

There doing great in zone 8 Texas !
by Lu, April 26, 2019

I but 2 and planted they have full sun and they doing so far very good there Gorgeous !! Let see how they do in a year I keep you update .

excellent rugged no maintenance
by AmyInNH, April 23, 2018

I've planted several of these in some mighty tough locations, day long full sun, sandy soil, and they're all doing well. They're round puffy balls currently, looking forward to seeing them as flat tops.

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