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  Japanese Black Pine  
Common Name: Japanese Black Pine
Latin Name: Pinus thunbergii
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Features: Dark green needles are resistant to salt spray.
Comments: Often used in beachfront areas, or as a specimen tree in a raised planter.
Problems: Pine tip moth.
Firewise: No
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