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Pinus aristata

Common Name(s):
Bristlecone pine
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Protect from drying winds; will not tolerate air pollution; good in rock gardens or as bonsai. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
8-20 ft.
Flower:
2 to 4 in. cylindrical cones
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including poor sandy soil; drought tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dwarf; shrubby; irregular spread; picturesque
Width:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Very slow
Leaf:
1 to 1.7 in. needles in bundles of 5; bluish green; often dotted with white resin
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2084

Pinus aristata Pinus aristata