Pinus thunbergii – Japanese Black Pine

Pinus Thunbergii Japanese black pine
Kuro-matsu (黒松).
Some texts also list it under the superfluous scientific name Pinus thunbergiana.

The Japanese black pine, is probably the most popular evergreen for bonsai use. It is easily recognised by its rugged purplish black trunk and short fine needles.

It can withstand any pruning and trimming to shape and is widely grown as an ornamental.

High salt tolerance.

Zone 5 – 10 (uk zone 7)

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