Native Region: northeast Asia, Japan
Pinus densiflora 'var. Oculus Draconis'
Zone Range: 04-08
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 17 February, 2013
Seed count: 15-20
This slow-growing conical pine becomes flat-topped with age. It features reddish-brown bark and each slender green leaf has two distinctive yellow bands. Bears blue-green female cones. Height 20-40 feet; spread 15-20 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Grow in any moist well-drained soil in full sun.