Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'
Common name: 
Glauca Japanese White Pine
Blue-needled Japanise White Pine
Pronunciation: 
PI-nus par-vi-FLO-ra
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Pinus parviflora f. glauca
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • 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.
  • Sun
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      Most common form in cultivation.
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