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Pinus wallichiana/Butan Pine, Himalayan Pine

Pinus wallichiana / Pinus wallichiana
Typical long, pendulous needles
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Typical long, pendulous needles

Growth shoots

Spring growth buds

Typical trunk

Growth shoots

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Scientific Name: Pinus wallichiana
Common Name: Butan Pine, Himalayan Pine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Fruit present: Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This pine has graceful, upright, loosely spaced branches with a broadly pyramidal form. It retains the lower branches with wide spreading pendulous branches in later years. The needles are five to eight inches long and bluish-green in color. Older needles tend to droop. Cones are six to twelve inches long.