what kind of black pine is it?

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Is it a cork pine? or just regular black pine? Thanks. Bonhe
 

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I'm definitely not a JBP expert....but to me it looks like your average mature Black Pine. Very nice bark. Can we see the whole tree?
 

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It doesn't look like cork bark, just very nice old plated bark.
Lets see the whole tree.
 

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What I've learned about corkbark black pines is that there are quite a few varieties, but the fall loosely into a couple types of bark, flaky/scaly...or...heavy wings. If the tree in your photo is a corker, it's probably the former. My 'Hachi Gen' is considered a corkbark black pine, and its bark is similarly flaky. Other corkbark varieties show deep fissures in the bark, which result in wing-like bark that extends outward. Here are a couple photos of 2 of my corkers, both are pretty young. Also, a couple of bigger corkers, which are not mine...yet...:D
 

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I'd be surprised if this were a cork bark of any variety. Regular containerized black pine develop flaky bark over time.
 

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some bark

Heres a couple of jbps of mine. These first 2 are young regular jbp bark





This one is a lot older but not a corker, just a regular jbp



The next 2 are corkers, both trees were & still are in rehab & it'll be a long time before they can be anything (previous owner neglect)

regular corkbark, even the branches cork



and a winger

 
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Thanks for your information so far.
This is a tree bought from Kim's nursery (Phelan, CA) in 1/2009. You can see the price on the pot.(I got 30% off from that price :). It's trunk base diameter is 2 1/2 " , 21" height and 15" width. The 1st pic. was taken in 1/2009. The 2nd pic. was taken few days ago. I let it grow before restyle it; however, it will be received September trimming schedule this year. Bonhe
 

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My guess is regular, here is a pic of my regular black pine bark
 
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