Genus: Pinus. Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: No. This plant will grow 6"-8" per year. Type: Conifer. Handsome, bright green needles are attractive year round and complement the orange-colored bark perfectly. Many growers prune them so their beautiful structure and reddish orange peeling bark can be seen. Pinus densiflora 'Pendula' Pinus densiflora 'Pendula' Common name: Weeping Japanese Red Pine. Pinus densiflora ‘Pendula’ is a strongly weeping selection of Japanese Red Pine. Family: Pinaceae. Description Weeping Japanese Red Pine is sold in the industry as cascading form of pine that can either be allowed to run along as a groundcover or staked initially to form a small arching tree. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Japanese Red Pine (Pinus densiflora) 'Pendula' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. If left unstaked, this tree will grow across the ground or it can be planted above a wall and allowed to weep down over the wall like a waterfall. Pinus densiflora 'Pendula' Weeping Japanese red pine An uncommon weeping form that can be grafted on a standard at various heights above the ground resulting in groundcovers to large weeping shrubs. Evergreen tree/shrub, branches pendulous, may spread along the ground, needs to staked to be tree-like. Morphology: This weeping conifer grows 2’ tall and up to 5 wide if it has been initially staked. Pronunciation: PI-nus den-si-FLO-ra. It is regarded as a semi-dwarf tree, ‘Pendula’ will 8 ft. tall by 5 ft. wide if staked. If staked, it will weep down to form a mound. We recommend staking to at least 6 ft. for the … The weeping Japanese Red Pine.