The Eastern White Pine tree is a hardy evergreen that is long-lived and fast-growing. One would look spectacular as a specimen tree for your yard or even as a substantial hedge along the property line.
Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus), is a magnificent pine tree extensively used throughout much of North America. When young, it presents an elegant, pyramidal form that matures to a more spacious, irregular crown with age.
Its 5-inch needles are soft to the touch and have a delicate bluish-green hue. The 8-inch long cones it produces are cylindrical in appearance, and your feathered friends will thank you for the seeds they provide.
Eastern White Pine trees is a generally low-maintenance tree that can be left to grow naturally, or you can prune it back a bit if need be.
It's tolerant of a variety of soils as well as deer and rabbits. Birds love it, and in fact wildlife in general will benefit from the shelter it provides.
Eastern White Pine is long-lived and a vigorous grower, so you can expect to see results quickly and enjoy your tree for a long time. When small, you could also use this tree as a Christmas tree, as many people enjoy this variety for just that purpose.
The Eastern White Pine is obviously an impressive evergreen with a lot to offer!
|Botanical Name||Pinus strobus|
|Mature Height||50 - 60 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Growing Zone Range||3-8|