"Lace Bark Pine"
The outstanding feature of this pine is the colourful trunk that develops with age.
It show up best when the tree is allowed to become multi-trunked.
The exfoliating bark peels to reveal an underlying patchwork of white, olive, light purple and silver.
Mature branches are white in colour.
It is a revered tree in China where it is planted ear temples.
It is slow growing, but can eventually reach more than 10 metres.