Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Winter Green’

Winter Green Japanese Umbrella Pine Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Winter Green’ is an improved cultivar with size and shape similar to the species. As the name indicates, the beautiful foliage retains its dark, glossy green through winter. A seedling selection from Sydney Waxman, University of Connecticut. Garden Size: 20’H x 15’W Large: 12-15”/year Broad Upright Zone 5 Green Conifer […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Richie’s Cushion’

An unusual Japanese Umbrella Pine. The spring push of growth is a colorful yellow, fading to a rich green as the growing season progresses.Contradictory to the impression of many, Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Richie’s Cushion’ is a broadly upright tree and fairly open. Makes for a unique upright element in the garden. Garden Size: 12’H x 8’W […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Picola’

Picola Japanese Umbrella Pine Dense and compact, the slow growing Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Picola’ is perfect for the patio garden. Shorter, thinner needles on short shoots account for an overall bushy habit. Of all the dwarf types we’ve trialed it maintains the darkest green, resulting in a very rich look. Full sun to partial shade and well drained […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Joe Kozey’

Joe Kozey Japanese Umbrella Pine Narrower than the species, Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Joe Kozey’ is an extraordinary cultivar that stands out from the rest. It withstands snow loads much better because its branches are sturdier and they are held more tightly to the trunk than other types. At maturity, the slow-growing Japanese Umbrella Pine becomes a large, spire-like […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Gruene Kugel’

Green Bullet Japanese Umbrella Pine Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Gruene Kugel’ is an outstanding new selection from Germany noted for its compact well branched habit. Rounded in shape when young, developing slowly into a small compact tree with glossy deep green foliage year- round. Useful in gardens with limited space where the full sized Japanese Umbrella Pine is too […]

Sciadopitys (Japanese Umbrella Pine)

The exquisite Japanese Umbrella Pine, Sciadopitys verticillata, belongs to a genus of only one species that claims history dating to the days of dinosaurs. Trees display whorls of needles that resemble the spokes of an umbrella and account for the tree’s common name. In recent decades, plantsmen have selected unique forms with striking foliage and […]