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Sciadopitys Verticillata | Japanese umbrella tree - Height 70cm - Width 40-50cm - 15lt

Sciadopitys Verticillata | Japanese umbrella tree - Height 70cm - Width 40-50cm - 15lt

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Sciadopitys verticillata, commonly referred to as the Japanese umbrella pine, is a distinct and architecturally striking evergreen conifer. Native to Japan, this tree is prized for its unique appearance, featuring glossy, dark green needles that radiate around its branches resembling the spokes of an umbrella. The needles are thick and leathery, arranged in whorls that contribute to the plant’s dense, sculptural form.

Growing slowly, the Japanese umbrella pine eventually reaches an ultimate height of about 15-20 meters in the UK, making it a magnificent specimen tree in larger gardens. It thrives in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil and prefers a sheltered position to protect it from harsh winds. Partial shade to full sun is ideal for its growth.

In British gardens, Sciadopitys verticillata is often used as a focal point due to its rare and exotic appearance. Its resilience and year-round beauty also make it a popular choice for ornamental planting.

  • Common Name

    Japanese umbrella tree

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen tree

  • Pot Size


  • Native To

    garden origin

  • Flower


  • Foliage

    needle-like, jade-green leaves

  • Maturation period

    20–50 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit

tufted, bushy

Preferred Location


East–facing or South–facing or West–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period




all year


no fruit

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    Since we only grow and sell trees, in 40 years we have figured out how to do it very well.

  • Expert Advice

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  • Free Delivery for online orders over £350

    We will deliver your tree and plant it for you. Or 10 trees or a 100.

Arundel Arboretum is a shrub and tree retail nursery with over 40 years of experience.

About Us

During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

What you will not find is hot tubs, garden furniture and plastic garden gnomes. In a nutshell, trees is what we know and trees is what we do, and only trees (and some shrubs to go with the trees).

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