Deep green needles, short and powerful foliage that is the best for black pines.
seed from Japan, it’s much better than standard J. Black Pine seed.
5-8 inches tall, some may be taller.
Some needles may be a tinge of purple. This is totally normal and a sign of a healthy tree. It happens when the seedlings receive their first few outdoor frosts. Please don’t confuse it with dead or dying which is a lighter color brown.