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Pinus parviflora ‘Goldylocks’ (Japanese White Pine)

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Pinus parviflora ‘Goldylocks’ (Japanese White Pine) is a small evergreen coniferous tree of upright, spreading habit producing multiple layers and creating a lovely sweeping form. Its foliage of soft, twisted variegated blue-green needles is adorned with soft, golden highlights. A slow grower, 1-6 in. per year (2-15 cm), this golden Japanese White Pine is perfect as a garden accent.

  • Grows up to 8 ft. tall (240 cm) and 6 ft. wide (180 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in medium moisture, well-drained soils. Plants prefer cool summer climates and dislike heat and humidity. Drought tolerant once established. Tolerates salt spray.
  • Easy to grow, easy to care for and rarely browsed by deer.
  • No pruning required.
  • Native to Japan, Korea.

Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 6 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Pinus
Common names Japanese White Pine, Pine
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 7' - 8'
(210cm - 240cm)
Spread 5' - 6'
(150cm - 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Salt
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Coastal Garden
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Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 6 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Pinus
Common names Japanese White Pine, Pine
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 7' - 8'
(210cm - 240cm)
Spread 5' - 6'
(150cm - 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Salt
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Coastal Garden
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