Japanese Red Pine

Pinus densiflora

Native to Asia, this pine is also cultivated in the United States for its interesting multi-trunked growth habit and overall beauty. The trees grow between 20 and 35 m in height and have trunks covered with scaly red-brown bark. The timber is used for construction and an important resin can be gathered from the trunk.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree, growing 12-18 m tall or higher.
Presence in US:
Not native to the US but widely cultivated.