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Sciadopitys verticillata 'Mitsch Select'

Also called Mitsch Select Koyamaki


More About Sciadopitys verticillata 'Mitsch Select'

  • Upright, broadly open conifer, growing wider with age
  • Dark green, pine-like needle, with a glossy appearance
  • Needles are arranged in whorls on the branches
  • Tufted needles form in an upward manner to look like a wind-distended, umbrella skeleton
  • Slow-growing cultivar, even under optimal conditions
  • A unique plant with a tropical appearance

Zone:

5

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm
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Mitsch Select Umbrella Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

A very low maintenance plant, requiring little to no pruning. This pine makes an ideal specimen for any landscape border or rock garden. A great addition to any avid gardener's conifer collection. Younger plants should be protected (burlap wrap) from extremely cold, drying, winter winds and excessive drought until well established (2-3 years min.). Plant in a rich, acidic soil.


Sciadopitys verticillata 'Mitsch Select' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Compact
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen

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