Description

Eastern White Pine

General Information

Eastern White Pine features pyramidal form as a young tree, and matures with asymmetrical, wide spreading branches.  The branches ascend from the center at  a 45° angle and have soft, blue-green needles.  After 5 to 10 years, 4-8″ cylindrical cones are produced.  The cones generally grow in clusters on the top third of the tree.  Eastern White Pine is fast growing and easy to transplant.  Use as a specimen or accent tree.  Great as a screen or hedge. Plant in an area where it has plenty of room to grown.  Use as a living Christmas tree.

Additional Information

Pinus strobus grows best in Full to Part Sun.  It will grow 40-50′ tall with a spread of 15-20′.  Plant in zones 3 to 7.  Deer and rabbit resistant.  Attracts birds. Cold hardy. Plant in an sheltered area.  Heavy ice, snow and strong winds may damage branches.

Care & Shipping Notes

Easy to grow in average, well drained soil.  Prefers cool, humid climates and rich, slightly acidic soil.  White pine weevil may be a pest and can cause death.  White pine blister rust can be a fatal disease.  Does not tolerate salt or air pollution well.  Can be pruned to control desired shape and size. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 15 to 20 Feet
Mature Height 40 to 50 Feet
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Planting Zone 3 to 7

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones

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