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Sciadopitys verticillata (Japanese Umbrella Pine)

This needled evergreen gets its common name from the umbrella-like whorls of needles at the ends on the branches. Oval cones appear in the first year, darkening to brown by the second year. Very slow growth rate

HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
25-30 ft tall x 15-20 ft spread


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped pink flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bronze and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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This dwarf needled evergreen shrub grows in a compact, with long thin, gracefully arching branches bearing finely textured green foliage. Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

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