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Pinus strobus

Pine - White

The Eastern White Pine is a fast growing evergreen that is hardy and adaptable to many soil types. The needles are clustered, soft and blue-green in color which give this conifer a somewhat wispy look. Its buds are sticky and aromatic, and the tree gives off a very pleasant scent, especially after it rains. The bark on the Eastern White Pine is smooth and silvery when young but matures to a dark grayish brown with broad ridges and deep furrows as the tree ages. This selection is very popular in the home landscape, but is also regularly used by forestry companies for reforestation and other planting projects.

Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plant and flourish!

Key Plant Details

zones

Planting Zones:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

soiltype

Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

site

Light Requirement:

Part Shade, Part Sun, Sun

moisture

Moisture:

Average, Dry, Wet

Plant Characteristics

mature_size

Mature Size:

30-40 foot spread, 70-80 feet in height

growth_rate

Annual Growth Rate:

Fast

fragrance

Fragrance:

Yes

solution

Shop By Use:

Christmas Tree, Windbreak Selection, Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Limbs can be susceptible to breakage in heavy snow and ice – plant at a safe distance from houses and structures. Intolerant of air pollutants, salt spray from roads, and becoming chlorotic in heavy, clay soils, Not an ideal choice for urban conditions.

Care Tips - Pruning:

If desired for a hedge, the new growth will have to be pruned in the candle stage in April to keep the hedge contained and increase foliage density.

Care Tips - Soil:

Prefers well-drained soil. Can become chlorotic in alkaline soils

Care Tips - Uses:

Windbreak when planted in rows. Hedging with faithful annual pruning in the candle stage. Mass plantings, Erosion control and stabilization. Timber species.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

3-8