- Common Name(s):
- Limber pine
Adaptable; easy to transplant; long lived; cast dense shade; young shoots can be bent without breaking. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 30-60 ft.
- 3 to 6 in. cones; erect when young; turns light brown
- Sun to partial shade; prefers moist well drained soil but will grow in a wide range of soil types
- Dense; broad pyramidal in youth; low, broad flat topped with age; lower branches die with age; picturesque
- 15-35 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Slow to moderate
- 2.5 to 3.5 in. dark bluish green needles in bundles of 5; all side have 3 to 4 white lines; sharp pointed
NCCES plant id: 2094