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.
Japanese Red Pine
- 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.