Pinus thunbergii ‘Shirome Janome’ – interesting, bicolor, Japanese variation of Japanese black pine;
- conical habit,
- reaches 2 meters height and 1 meter width in 10 years,
- bicolor, striped needles; dark-green and light-yellow (oculus draconis effect),
- does not have soil requirements,
- for sunlit positions,
- perfect for collector’s gardens as well as oriental, home gardens and as a solitaire tree.
In the first years of cultivation it needs to be protected from frost and winter winds. Older specimens endure Polish climate.