Southwestern White Pine

PINE: Southwestern White Pine (Pinus flexilis reflexa)
Size Fast growing to 100’
Characteristics A medium-sized tree, sometimes refered to as stoboformis. Needles are longer, heavier, and more dense than White Pine. Needles are silvery-blue. Needles and branches are more rigid than White Pine. Holds needles longer. Good color throughout winter.
Growing Conditions Prefers dry, exposed sites. Requires early shearing to develop into a top quality tree. Late May to early June.
Hardiness Zones Zone 4-7
Uses Good for landscaping. Excellent specimen tree and cut Christmas tree.

 

photo by Stan Shebs

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