This robust evergreen tree has a narrowly columnar crown with ascending branches, slender gray-green leaves, and smooth gray bark. Tapered green female cones ripen to brown.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsYear-round beauty and low maintenance. Excellent as a specimen tree, hedge, or windbreak.
CareGrow in any well-drained soil.
PropagationGraft in late winter.
ProblemsCommon pests: sawfly, caterpillars, scale insects, mealybugs, miners, and borers. Blister rust, butt rot, blights, pitch canker, cone rusts, tar spot, and brown cubical rot.
- Genus : Pinus
- Plant Width : 15 to 30 feet
- Plant Height : 30 feet or more
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Moisture : Adaptable
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Plant Type : Trees