Western White Pine Tree

Western White Pine Tree

Western White Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus monticola
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   --
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist open site but thrives on dry, sandy site
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Narrowly conical crown; short horizontally spreading branches with ascending tips
Height:   60 to 80'
Weight:   --
Leaf:   Stiff, densely arranged blue green 3 to 4" needles in bundles of 5; 5 white lines on underside
Flower/Fruit:   5 to 8" cylindrical cones singly or in groups of up to 5; becomes pendulous
Comments:    Very susceptible to blister rust
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Pendula