It prefers rich moist, well-drained soil and an open location. It is not drought or air pollution tolerant. When in its youth, the form is spire-like to broadly pyramidal. As it ages, it is straight with horizontal branches in whorls.
Also known as
Japanese umbrella pine, Japanese umbrella pine, Koyamaki, Kōyamaki, Japanese umbrella-pine and Sciadopitys
How to care for Sciadopityaceae
Sciadopityaceae needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Sciadopityaceae love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Sciadopityaceae does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Sciadopityaceae after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.