Pinus parviflora Glauca (syn. Pinus parviflora f. glauca) Pinaceae
Glauca Japanese White Pine PI-nus par-vi-FLO-ra
- 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.