Pinus hwangshanensis (Huangshan Pine, Yellow Mountain Pine)
The Huangshan Pine tree, with its flattened top and long level branches on mountainside cliffs, is famously represented in Chinese art and photos. The Huangshan Pine tree is endemic to Eastern China's Yellow Mountains. It grows on steep, rocky slopes at high altitudes. It may reach a height of 75 feet. The bark is scaly and longitudinally fissured, and it is black or purple-gray in hue. Gray-brown, rough, and scaly branches
Shoots range in colour from chestnut brown to dark brown, are glabrous, and have conspicuous scale-leaf bases.
Foliar buds are ovoid-acute in shape, chestnut-brown in colour, somewhat resinous, and scaleless.
Botanical Name : Pinus hwangshanensis
Common Name : Huangshan Pine, Yellow Mountain Pine
Height : 75 ft
Spread : 30-40 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 60 days cold moist stratification
Hardiness zone : 6-9
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 875