Pinus strobus /Eastern White Pine

Pinus strobus  / Pinus strobus
Short, silvery colored needles
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Scientific Name: Pinus strobus
Common Name: Eastern White Pine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Does not have a long life in zones 7 and 8. Can grow to 100 feet tall and half as wide. Needles, 5 per bundle, have light bluish-green cast and about 4 inches long. It is used as a shade tree and there are several compact cultivars that are on the market. The compact kinds are used as container or specimen plants.