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Japanese Red Pine

Japanese Red Pine (Pinus densiflora)

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Native Locale:
Japan, Korea, parts of China

Mature Height:
40 to 60 feet

Mature Width:
40 to 60 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 3b to 7

Soil Preference:
Prefers, well-drained, slightly acid soil

Growth Habit:
Trunks are frequently crooked or leaning, branches horizontally spreading and the crown is rather broad and flat; very irregular even in youth as it is an open, floppy grower

Rate of Growth:
Slow to Medium

Disease and Insect:
Damping-off, root rot, dieback, tip blight, stem blister rust, Comandra blister rust, canker, Cenangium twig blight, leaf cast, needle blight, needle rust, shrub pine needle rust, littleleaf, white- pine aphid, European pine shoot moth, Nantucket pine moth, sawflies, pine webworm, pine false webworm, pine needle scale, pine needle miner, pine spitttlebugs, pine tortoise scale, red pine scale, pales weevil, pine root collar weevil, white pine shoot borer, white pine tube moth, white pine weevil, Zimmerman pine moth, bark beetles, pinewood nematode

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