Pinus thunbergii ‘Ogi’ (syn. ‘Ogi-matsu’) – one of the most unique Japanese black pine;
- compact, irregular habit,
- slow growth in early years, after 10 years reaches 1,5 m,
- medium-length needles; firm and dark-green,
- requires permeable, moderate garden soils,
- for sunlit or semi-shaded positions,
- grows well in lee positions,
- good for home and collector’s gardens, rockeries and oriental gardens.
Characterised by fasciated shoots – in japanese language ‘Ogi’ means a hand fan.