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UMBRELLA PINE
Sciadopitys verticillata

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Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA, Lotusland - Santa Barbara, CA and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

General Notes

Needs ample water. Branches are good for flower arrangements.

Native to Japan.

Family: Cupressaceae
Previously listed in the Taxodiaceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.

Conical or Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 20 - 30 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Linear, Glossy Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

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

Brown Cone, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter.

Bark Dark Brown or Red Brown, Exfoliating.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 4 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay or Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Spider Mites.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Sciadopitys verticillata Tree Record." 1995-2019. Nov 22, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/sciadopitys-verticillata >

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