- Common Name(s):
- Bristlecone pine
Protect from drying winds; will not tolerate air pollution; good in rock gardens or as bonsai. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 8-20 ft.
- 2 to 4 in. cylindrical cones
- Sun; range of soil types including poor sandy soil; drought tolerant
- Dwarf; shrubby; irregular spread; picturesque
- 10-15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Very slow
- 1 to 1.7 in. needles in bundles of 5; bluish green; often dotted with white resin
NCCES plant id: 2084