Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)

Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large tree, but these cultivars are smaller; soft, flexible, bluish-green needles; long, slender, pendulous cones; full sun; prefers a sandy-loam, fertile, slightly acidic to neutral soil; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; intolerant to drought, wet soil, road salt, and air pollution; susceptible to white pine blister rust; native to Wisconsin; hardy to zone 3a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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