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Image of Pinus thunbergii

Eva Monheim

(Dragon Eye Japanese Black Pine, Japanese Black Pine)

Cultivated for centuries across its native East Asia (coastal forests in Japan and Korea), Japanese black pine is an evergreen conifer prized for its dark green foliage and silvery new growth. The cultivar 'Oculus-Draconis' grows slowly into a dense, rounded small tree. Its needles have pale yellow bases and dark green tips (or bands), creating a "dragon eye" in cross section at branch tips.

The stiff, sharp needles of this pine occur in bundles of two. The buds and new spring shoots (or "candles")...

Image of Pinus thunbergii

James H. Schutte

(Japanese Black Pine)

This is a contemporary cultivar that improves on the signature pine of old Japanese gardens. The parent species is a native of eastern Asia and has been in cultivation since antiquity. Its incredible sculptural form on the windswept shores of Japan gave rise to the art of bonsai pruning, and trees are typically trained into contorted, naturalistic forms. But if grown in the average garden it takes on a rounded bushy shape, growing more irregular with age to expose its picturesque twisting branches....

Image of Pinus virginiana photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Scrub Pine, Virginia Pine)

This small, spreading, somewhat gaunt pine tree from the eastern United States is valued for its adaptability to difficult sites.

The soft, yellow-green to dark green needles of this pine occur in bundles of two. The needles are concentrated toward the ends of the long horizontal to declining branches. In spring, tiny male cones and larger female cones emerge from resinous buds borne on the previous year's growth. The spiny, conical, reddish brown female cones shed their seeds their second...

Image of Pinus wallichiana photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(Himalayan White Pine)

This medium to large evergreen tree from the Himalayas is most notable for its long needles, which cascade elegantly from its broad-spreading branches.

The airy, drooping bluish green needles of this pine are held in bundles of five. The needles shimmer in the slightest breeze. In spring, trees produce tiny male cones and long curving female cones near the branch tips. The solitary or clustered female cones are green and erect when young and pale brown and pendent at maturity. They are often...

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James Burghardt

(Himalayan White Pine, Variegated Himalayan White Pine)

Himalayan white pine is a medium to large evergreen tree with exceptionally long, pendulous needles, which cascade elegantly from its broad-spreading branches. The needles of the cultivar 'Zebrina' have prominent creamy-yellow banding.

The airy, drooping needles of this pine are held in bundles of five. The needles shimmer in the slightest breeze. In spring, trees produce tiny male cones and long curving female cones near the branch tips. The solitary or clustered female cones are green...

Image of Pinus x holfordiana photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Holford Pine)

Originating in Westonbirt Arboretum more than 100 years ago, this medium to large evergreen tree is a hybrid of two species noted for their long, elegant, weeping needles: Mexican white pine (Pinus ayacahuite) and Himalayan pine (P. wallichiana).

The airy, drooping silver-green needles of this pine occur in bundles of five. The cascading needles shimmer in the slightest breeze. In spring, trees produce tiny male cones and long curving female cones near the branch...

Image of Platycladus orientalis photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Oriental Arborvitae)

A small, conical tree known mostly by its dwarf gold- or blue-leaved forms, this evergreen conifer is native to China, Korea and Manchuria. Its upright branches and vertical sprays of foliage give it a formal air. The brown, fleshy cones with hook-like scales are larger and more conspicuous than those of other arborvitaes.

Oriental arborvitae likes sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil that's not alkaline. It is widely used in foundation plantings, hedges, screens, and formal gardens,...

Image of Platycladus orientalis

James H. Schutte

(Dwarf Golden Arborvitae, Oriental Arborvitae)

A small, conical tree known mostly by its dwarf gold- or blue-leaved forms, oriental arborvitae is native to China, Korea and Manchuria. 'Aurea Nana' is a dense, dwarf cultivar whose upright sprays of foliage are yellow-green in spring, light green in summer, and brownish yellow in winter.

'Aurea Nana' likes sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. It works well in foundation plantings and rock gardens.

(Oriental Arborvitae)

A small, conical tree known mostly by its dwarf gold- or blue-leaved forms, this evergreen conifer is native to China, Korea and Manchuria. Its upright branches and vertical sprays of foliage give it a formal air. The brown, fleshy cones with hook-like scales are larger and more conspicuous than those of other arborvitaes.

Oriental arborvitae likes sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil that's not alkaline. It is widely used in foundation plantings, hedges, screens, and formal gardens,...

(Blue Cone Arborvitae, Oriental Arborvitae)

A small, conical tree known mostly by its dwarf gold- or blue-leaved forms, oriental arborvitae is native to China, Korea and Manchuria. 'Blue Cone' is a compact, pyramidal cultivar with flat sprays of bluish green foliage held on upright branches.

'Blue Cone' likes sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. It works well in foundation plantings, low hedges, and mixed borders.