Sciadopitys verticillata ( Umbrella pine) is an unusual-looking deciduous conifer resembling a bit of pine. It originates from the southern parts of Japan. It is an exclusive tree of slow and compact growth. In our conditions, you will grow about 5 meters.
Interesting are soft and as if fleshy needles. They are 5-12 cm long, flexible, dark green and noticeably shiny. They grow in bundles so that they resemble an open umbrella. During the winter, it turns a brownish protective shade. The shape of the tree is symmetrically conical, although it may take several years to shape. It doesn't cut.
Claims: Habitat rather in partial shade. In the sun he will be grateful for the partial shading around noon. Soil rather moist, but not wet. Ph neutral or slightly acidic. Fertilize in moderation. Excessive fertilization causes the growth of long, immature shoots that can freeze. Fully frost-resistant down to -29 ° C