Common Name: Japanese hybrid pine
Scientific Name: Pinus xdensithunbergii
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 49 in.
Height: 15 ft.
Crown: 22 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jared Manzo, Chris Schmidt, Sabrina Hartley
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: A very handsome specimen and is in good health. The year it was planted is currently unknown; ID# 3470. The tree features a broad, flattened canopy. According to American Conifer Society: Hybrid of Pinus densiflora and Pinus thunbergii. Common names include アイグロマツ (Aiguro-matsu) and アカクロマツ (Akakuro-matsu) in the Japanese language. Some publications will use the synonym, Pinus × densi-thunbergii. Description. This pine presents characteristics intermediate of its parents, the white candles and coarse needles of P. thunbergii and the bright-green color typical of P. densiflora. Distribution. This hybrid occurs naturally in Japan — Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu islands; as well as South Korea. It has also been deliberately created by nurserymen world-wide. Hardy to USDA Zone 7 — cold hardiness limit between 0° and 10°F (-17.7° and -12.2°C).
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Clarke
Land Owner: State Arboretum of Virginia
GPS Coordinates: 39.05995, -78.06407
Directions: The tree is surrounded by the sweetgum, sycamore, and hydrangea collections of the Arboretum. Easily accessed from Wilkins Lane loop.
Owner Address: 400 Blandy Farm Ln
Boyce, VA 22620
Owner Phone: 540-837-1758
Contact Name: Jared Manzo
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Jared Manzo, Chris Schmidt, Sabrina Hartley