VanLandingham Estate Dragon's Eye Pine

SPECIES: Pinus densiflora 'Oculus Draconis' DIAMETER: 10 SPREAD: 25' ORIGINAL TREASURE TREE: Yes

Tree Location

Address:

2010 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205

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Coordinates:

35.229261
-80.807113

 

History

This tree was one of many trees planted by Dr. Herbert Hechenbleikner at the VanLandingham Estate, and is an original Charlotte Treasure Tree.  Dragon's eye pine is a cultivar of Japanese red pine, and is said to give the illusion of looking in to a dragon's eye when looked at closely.  

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