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AUREA JAPANESE RED PINE
Pinus densiflora 'Aurea'
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
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, Armillaria, Rust, Canker, Needle Blight and Needle Cast.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus densiflora 'Aurea' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Feb 23, 2019.
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