SelecTree: Tree Detail
GLAUCA JAPANESE WHITE PINE
Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'
Photo Locations: Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Has a large number of diseases and pests.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 50 feet.
Width: 35 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Leaves Needle, Green or Silver, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Persistent, Red or Brown Cone, Large to Very Large (1.50 to 3.00 or more inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Gray, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus parviflora 'Glauca' Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 25, 2018.
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