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Pinus parviflora 'Azuma'

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This is a true dwarf (1-3 inches a year; 1’x1’ in ten years) Japanese White Pine that is a favorite for bonsai or the trough garden.

A slow-growing pyramidal ornamental tree with silver-blue needles that curve forward around the buds on the ends of new growth, even at an early age it produces abundant cones in spring.

Sometimes called ‘Azuma-goyo’ (syn.) and also P. parviflora ‘Pentaflora ( or Pent.) Azuma’ and often confused with P. parviflora ‘Azuma-goyo‘ but which is a larger plant.

First recorded in Japan in 1976 and named for a local district.

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