Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine

Pinus strobus

A highly attractive shade tree, with long, silky bluish-green needles. A tall, and wide habit of growth with a strong central leader and a more or less rounded form. Can be prone to windburn in exposed locations. Best grown in somewhat sheltered areas, but requires full sun. Smooth grey bark adds an interesting appeal to the landscape.

TYPE Coniferous Tree SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 25 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 7 ft FLOWER Produces Cones
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Pinus strobus
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Size:

Medium size tree

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a low canopy

Coniferous:

Green needles; interior needles shed

Seed Pods/Samaras:

Produces cones

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used for vertical accent

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Other:

A 4-season tree

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Intolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers acidic soil

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

When pruning is required it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season and remove any die back

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