Common name: Black Pine.
Native: Japan, Korea.
Size and spread (10 years): 1.5 to 2m
Treatment required: Requires pre chill.
Germinal seeds / kg: 45000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Grows well in poor sandy soils and in coastal areas.
Planting instructions: Pollution tolerant. Trunk often leans when mature, so ensure it has enough room to develop its quirky shape.
Mature height: 25m +