Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'
Glauca Japanese White Pine
Blue-needled Japanise White Pine
Pinus parviflora f. glauca
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, to about 45 ft (14 m) tall, young trees sparsely branched, outspreading branches on older trees. Needles 5-7 cm long, 5 per cluster, stiff, bowed and twisted, green on outside, very blue-white on inside surfaces. Cones solitary or in clusters, 5-10 cm long, 3-4 cm wide, opening widely, persisting 6-7 years.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Most common form in cultivation.