Pine Bonsai Seeds 5 Leaves 30pcs
An excellent, small, irregularly-shaped Pine, the size and shape of Japanese Black Pine is variable reaching a height of 25 feet and a spread of 20 to 35 feet. The exceptionally dark green, five to seven-inch-long twisted needles are borne in groups of two. Although trees may or may not have a central leader prune to develop one if the tree will be grown to a large size. Branches are held horizontally in a picturesque silhouette and sometimes can outgrow the central leader forming an attractive multistemmed specimen tree. It is probably best used in this way do not know how to cultivate?
Light requirement: full sun
Soil tolerances: clay; sand; loam; alkaline; acidic; well-drained Drought tolerance: high Aerosol salt tolerance: high Use and Management Trunks are usually not straight but sweep up in a gentle curve. It is often used as a specimen on smaller properties, or is planted in groups on larger scale landscapes. Space 10 to 20 feet apart for mass planting or to create an open screen. Japanese Black Pine can be successfully trained into a bonsai or small specimen plant with selective pruning. The plant tolerates dry, sandy soil and is extremely salt tolerant, being used successfully along beach front property in the full sun. It also grows well in clay soil with a pH of 8.0. Drought tolerance is good. May grow two to three feet in a year but this rapid growth under optimum cultural conditions may lead to the asymmetrical, open growth habit. Propagation is by seed which germinate readily.