Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Green Star’

Green Star Japanese Umbrella Pine Clusters of succulent, glossy, dark green needles radiate outward from the branches of this Japanese umbrella pine, making it look like it is covered in green stars. The unique texture of the lush foliage on this densely branched tree makes it almost look tropical, but it is reliably winter hardy […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Propeller’

Propeller Japanese Umbrella Pine Glossy green needles are relatively thin and arch with a bit of a twist to remind us of a plane propeller. A medium-sized tree with compact growth, ‘Propeller’ maintains a solid green all year around. Originatingas a selection from Germany, we’re excited about this new offering as it’s dense form will […]

Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Typ Bohlje’

Typ Bohlje Japanese Umbrella Pine Glossy, dark green needles are thick and flat, similar to the popular cultivar ‘Green Star’. The needles of Typ Bohlje radiate out from short sturdy branches in whorls forming little umbrellas, characteristic of Japanese Umbrella Pines. A dense compact form that is an excellent selection for areas with heavier snow […]

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)

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

Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata Micro’

Fastigiate Micro Irish Yew Rich, dark green needles cover this extremely narrow dwarf pillar. The needles of the Fastigiata Micro Irish Yew are attached to the stem with a slight twist, so when looking down on a shoot you see a spiral of foliage that makes for a very full and dense looking plant even […]