- Flower nameJapanese red Pine
- Scientific namePinus densiflora
- AliasAkamatsu, Japanese Red Pine, メマツ, 赤松, まつ, 松, マツ
- Place of originJapan , Korea and China
- Place of floweringGarden, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Bonsai, Streets, Planting
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Japanese red Pine
Japanese red Pine , scientific name:Pinus densiflora , is the evergreen high tree coniferous pine native to Japan. Draw a curve in the reddish-brown shoots reddish bark and trunk is supple. Japanese black pine (scientific name: Pinus thunbergii) along with (d) and representatives of the pine. Bark is dark pine trees for Akamatsu is red because its name. Also called omatsuzaki kuromatsu leaves are stiff and somewhat thick to Akamatsu called 雌松 leaves are soft, somewhat thin. Distribution in the northern hemisphere, so prevent the emanation of heat leaves, leaves are like thin. Apart from the branches and leaves in one place two bundles with branches and creates a so-called bunch, but after several years, the fall. In the pines, pine mushroom (Matsutake) grows.
In Japan, it has been a familiar tree since ancient times, and is mentioned in the Manyoshu anthology of poetry and dance, and used as a tool in traditional arts.
Common name: Japanese red Pine, scientific name:Pinus densiflora, aka : Japanese pine, origin: Japan, Korea and China, Habitat: from Southern Hokkaido to Kyushu in Japan , living type: evergreen coniferous tree, height: 10-35 m, bark: reddish brown, leaf color: reddish leaf: needle, leaf length: 7-12 cm of leaves: 2 bunch students Unisexual flowers, Flowering period: April-May, flower color: yellow brown (male) blooms (female flower) petal: nothing, and flower head: 1 cm (male) ,male sphere flower, fruit types: cones, fruit shape: egg-shaped cones, fruting: next year in October, uses: trees, windbreak, erosion control forests, trees, bonsai.