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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Pine - White (Pinus Parviflora/Pinus Pentaphylla) (Tree Type (Outdoors))


Pine - White  (Pinus Parviflora/Pinus Pentaphylla)

 Pine - White (Pinus Parviflora/Pinus Pentaphylla) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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bonsai_white_pine_01.jpg image PINE - WHITE (PINUS PARVIFLORA/PINUS PENTAPHYLLA) -

Also known as Japanese White Pine or Japanese 5 NEEDLE Pine. This conifer has purplish BARK with black scales upon which needles grow in cluster of 5 in dense tufts. Foliage colour can vary but generally is bluish green on top and bluish white underneath.

STYLE : Suitable for all styles, except broom, but particularly good for formal and informal upright.

WARNING : Fully HARDY but need protection against cold winds and prolonged freezing. Avoid waterlogging.


Care Info

PINE - WHITE (PINUS PARVIFLORA/PINUS PENTAPHYLLA) -

REPOT : Every 2-5 years depending on age, in mid to late spring.

SOIL : Prefers free draining 70:30 GRIT:organic mix.

PRUNE : Late summer/early autumn for branches which have become congested and overgrown.

PINCH : Pinch half/third of new SHOOTS in spring. Remove old NEEDLEs in late summer/early autumn to let in light.

WATER : White Pines suffer more from too much than too little water. Keep moist in summer and dry in winter.

 

FEED : Weak, BALANCED FEED monthly in growing season, then nitrogen free in autumn/winter.

WARNING : Fully HARDY but need protection against cold winds and prolonged freezing. Avoid waterlogging.





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