Butan Pine Tree

Butan Pine Tree

Butan Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus wallichiana
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; well drained soil; good wind tolerance; tolerates seasonal wet soil and drought
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Graceful; upright; loosely and broadly pyramidal when young; often retains lower branches; wide spreading with pendulous branches with age
Height:   30 to 50'
Weight:   20 to 30'
Leaf:   5 to 8" soft, blue green needles in bundles of 5; upper surface green, lower surface blue white creating a silvery blue cast; young needles are erect; older needles droop; needles often bend near base creating a pendu
Flower/Fruit:   6 to 12" cylindrical cones; pendulous and turn brown with age
Comments:    Transplant when small; winter winds can cause discoloration; good tolerance to air pollution
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Nana