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AUREA JAPANESE RED PINE
Pinus densiflora 'Aurea'

General Notes

Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.

Family: Pinaceae

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 30 - 50 feet.

Width: 30 - 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Needle, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Brown Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Scales, Rust, Canker, Needle Blight and Needle Cast.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus densiflora 'Aurea' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-densiflora-aurea >

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