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Pinus strobus

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Evergreens, Conifers

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: rich

Height: 50'-80' +

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: yellow, red, pink, brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, evergreen, fall interest, hedging plant, showy fruit

Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)
  • Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)
  • Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)
  • Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)
  • Pinus strobus (eastern white pine)

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Description

Pinus strobus

Also known as:

eastern white pine

,

Weymouth pine

Scientific Synonyms:

Strobus strobus

Description

The tallest conifer native to the northeast.

Cultivation

Though this species can reach heights over 120' in the wild, young trees can be regularly trimmed in order to limit growth, and make an effective hedging plant.

Additional Notes

The tall, straight lumber, has long been prized for construction and ship building.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Rare: IN

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Subclass
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae Pine family
Genus Pinus pine
Species Pinus strobus eastern white pine