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Pinus thunbergii 'Pygmaea'

Pygmaea Japanese Black Pine

Pine

Comments

A compact wide-spreading evergreen shrub with very deep green long needles and attractive white new growth in spring; a good character plant for larger gardens, an ideal size for the garden or home landscape

Description

A compact wide-spreading evergreen shrub with very deep green long needles and attractive white new growth in spring; a good character plant for larger gardens, an ideal size for the garden or home landscape

Landscape Attributes

Pygmaea Japanese Black Pine is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Pygmaea Japanese Black Pine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Pygmaea Japanese Black Pine will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

5 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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