The Japanese black pine is a distinct pine that stands out in the Pinus family. This densely foliated evergreen produces deep dark green needles that often are so dark they appear black. The Japanese black pine tree reaches mature heights up to 35 feet with a spread that can easily exceed its height. With a high drought tolerance and a medium growth rate, the Japanese black pine is easily cultivated. Select a fertile, well-drained planting location for your Japanese black pine.
Sign In Create Account. Toggle navigation. In addition to it's unique form, one of the most interesting features of the Black Pine are the attractive white buds that form at the ends of the stems and contrast nicely with the deep green mature needles.