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Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai

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  • Beautiful Silhouette
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Direct Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 25 Feet

This bonsai kit is a perfect gift for any occasion, including birthdays, housewarming, graduation, weddings and more. The Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai is known for its delicate needle-like green leaves that grow together in pairs. In the spring, it produces small reddish flowers. The plant has a gorgeous silhouette, with branches that often outgrow their central leaders.

Best Locations For Growing Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Plant

This is a great addition to the kitchen, entryway or bedroom, as long as it gets enough direct sunlight. You can also keep it on a patio or in the garden—this plant is tolerant of heat up to 100 degrees F, as well as wind and drought. This plant is not toxic, so you do not have to worry about keeping it out of reach of your pets and children.

Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Plant Sunlight Requirements

The Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai prefers direct sunlight. Aim for at least 6-8 hours of bright direct light per day. South-facing windows are ideal because they receive the most direct light each day.

Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Plant Care

Your local climate will dictate the potting schedule of your bonsai. These trees like having their roots rearranged when repotting. After re-potting, your bonsai needs to be placed in a shady location for three to four weeks. This bonsai can grow in a variety of soil conditions including bare mineral soil, sandy soil, volcanic ash, calcareous soil or limestone soil, but it grows best in loose, fertile, well-drained, slightly acidic soil.

This particular bonsai is susceptible to spider mites. Inspect your tree weekly for specks of red on the needles. This is an indication of spider mites.

You will need to do significant pruning between late fall and early winter to prevent or minimize sap bleeding. After you cut, apply putty cut paste to the edges of each exposed wound. To avoid stress to the plant, place it in shade for about a month after pruning.

Watering Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Plant

This tree can tolerate mild drought, but it will do better when kept slightly moist. Provide good drainage to minimize the potential for root rot. 

Feeding Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Plant

Your Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai does not need to be fertilized. However, you can give it BioGold Bonsai Fertilizer or something similar between the middle of spring and early fall.

Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai Information

Light Exposure: Bright Direct Light
Care Requirements: Sandy loam
Watering Requirements: Average
Pet Friendly:
Kid Friendly:
Air Purifier: Moderate
Growth Rate:
Mature Height: 25 feet
Mature Spread: 12-20 feet
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Green
Temperature: ()
Humidity: 0
Common Name: Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name:
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty, whether you're a new gardener or an expert. There are many variables outside of anyone's control that can cause a plant to die. Hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, diseases & pests are all good examples of what can cause plants to die. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all of the unknowns and will replace your plant if something were to happen to it.

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Plant Shipping

Below are some factors we consider when determining when to ship the plants depending on the timing of the order.

Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.


If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations