Contorted Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus `Tortulosa`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
(also called 'Contorta'): open, pyramidal form with contorted, picturesque branches; 20-25’ tall; 10-15’ wide; twisted, blue-green needles

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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