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Sciadopitys verticilata


Sciadopitys is a living fossil with no close relatives, and known in the fossil record for about 230 million years. The Umbrella Pine is somewhat slow-growing with soft needles.

Common Name: Japanese Umbrella Pine

Family: Sciadopityaceae (The Japanese umbrella-pine family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-7

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 25-40'

Width: 10' and over

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Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

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Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

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Award: GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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