Pinus thunbergii ‘Banshosho’

Pinus thunbergii ‘Banshosho’

Dwarf Japanese Black Pine


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2 In stock

SKU: 12415593


Family Pinaceae
Originating from Japan

An exciting dwarf pine, growing naturally into a ‘life-size bonsai’ with a dense crown of needles up to 100mm long, in a dark matt green dusky colour that contrasts well with the flush of tan-coloured new growth’s ‘candles’ every spring. It makes an excellent pot plant on a patio or planted in groups, to create a serene composition with softer mound forming plants, or stones and moss around them. Rarely seen in the UK, this plant is from artisan Dutch growers, and is probably 10 – 12 years old already. Succeeds best of all in neutral to acid sandy loam in full sun, but is tolerant of most soil conditions.

Height and spread after 5 – 6 years 60cm x 80cm
Mature height and spread after 15 years + if not pruned 2m x 3m


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Ringland Lane, Old Costessey,
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