Japanese Umbrella Pine
Also known as
Koyamaki, Umbrella Pine, Parasol Fir, Parasol Pine, Japanese Table-Pine
Solfjädertall (Sciadopitys verticillata) i Plantis 0806 by Gunnar Creutz (CC BY-SA 4.0)
50 years to reach maturity
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Japanese Umbrella Pine Overview
Sciadopitys verticillata is known as a living fossil, it is classified in the Sciadopityaceae family of conifers. It is an evergreen tree endemic to Japan that is commonly known as the umbrella pine because of its umbrella-like whorls of leaves. In cultivation it requires a sheltered position in full sun and an acid soil.