Pinus thunbergii ‘Sayonara’ (syn. ‘Yatsubusa’);
- acervate and compact habit,
- grows slowly, reaches 1,5 m after 10 years,
- medium-long, firm and green needles,
- characteristic feature are long, white buds,
- grows well in permeable and slightly acidic soils as well as in sunlit and semi-shadowed positions,
- should be planted in lee positions,
- good for home and oriental gardens, free arrangements and group planting,
- one of the most frost resistant Japanese black pine variations.
One of the best variations for urban planting. High tolerance to salinisation allows to be planted in urban zones.