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Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead'

Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead' - Thunderhead Black Pine

Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead' - Thunderhead Black Pine

More About Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead'

  • Classified as a dwarf this pine is upright and rounded with irregular ascending branches
  • Long deep green needles grow densely along the branches
  • Branch tips display showy white buds

Zone:

5

Height:

175-300 cm

Spread:

200-300 cm
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Thunderhead Black Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

This hardy pine adds a key visual focal point to any landscape setting that requires an informally shaped plant. A uniquely structured specimen resembling the shape of a thunderhead cloud.


Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal
Compact
Dwarf
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus thunbergii 'Thunderhead'

Pinus bungeana 'Compacta'

Pinus bungeana 'Compacta'

Compact Lacebark Pine