Species: Pinus strobus
Eastern White Pine
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
(Plant location data may be incomplete)
Many cultivars are available for this popular native species. Much selection has been don to find dwarf varieties. Below are some of the more interesting /easy to find options.'Angel Falls', 'Blue Shag', 'Compacta', 'Coney Island', 'Contorta', 'Fastigiata', 'Fastigiata', 'Fastigiata', 'Glauca', 'Globosa', 'Greg', 'Hillside Winter Gold', 'Louie', 'Macopin', 'Mini Twists', 'Nana', 'Niagara Falls', 'Pendula', 'Pendula', 'Sea Urchin', 'Stony Brook', 'UConn'
Tree > 30 feet
50' - 80' (spread 20' - 40')
pyramidal; open & irregular with age
Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
full sun required; extremely sensitive to air pollution; will not tolerate alkaline soils.
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below
affected by diseases common to all pines. Very intolerant of salt spray.
Bare Root Transplanting
Native to Eastern US. Transplant B & B in spring or fall
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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