Native to eastern Asia, this pine has been brought to the United States for use in landscaping because of its beautiful foliage and form. This large tree can reach 50 m in height and has 13 cm long needles arranged in bundles of five. The nuts are high in fatty acid and sold commercially as pine nuts.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun to part shade.
- Growth Habit:
- Evergreen tree, growing 9-12 m tall or higher.
- Presence in US:
- Not native to the US but widely cultivated.