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South Campus Tour

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
3 – 8
Height:
50 – 80
Spread:
20 – 40
Habit:
In youth: symmetrical pyramid of soft, pleasant appearance At maturity: crown composed of several horizontal and ascending branches
Light:
Full sun
Soil:
Moist, well-drained, fertile soil preferable
Flowers:
Cones: male cones inconspicuous
Fruit:
in 3 – 7 long, broad, stalked, light brown cones
Landscape use:
Handsome and ornamental specimen, valuable for parks, estates and large properties, makes a nice sheared hedge
History:
Native range is Newfoundland to Manitoba, south to Georgia, Illinois and Iowa; introduced about 1705
Pests\Problems:
white pine weevil; Problems: white pine blister rust
Significant Features:
Great variation in needle color, some keep bluish-green color through winter