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Pinus strobus 'Nana'

Description

Pinus strobus 'Nana' is the shrubby dwarf form of the White Pine, standing at a fraction of the species' height.  It has a compact, asymmetrical, flat-topped, dome-shaped habit.  Like the species, it grows best in fertile, moist soil and cool climates and needs protection from strong winds.  It is not tolerant of salt spray or air pollution.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#full sun#partial shade#light shade#shrub#tree#low maintenance#winter interest#dwarf#rabbit resistant#cpp#needled evergreen#dappled sunlight#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#full sun#partial shade#light shade#shrub#tree#low maintenance#winter interest#dwarf#rabbit resistant#cpp#needled evergreen#dappled sunlight#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    strobus
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    eastern North America
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    rabbit, deer, range of soils
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 7 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Rounded
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    This plant does not flower.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Soft
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Other/more complex
    Leaf Shape:
    Acicular
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    This plant generally has deep green, soft needles, 1 to 1.5 in. long with five per cluster. Needles can be bright green, yellowish-green, blue-green, silver-green, to dark green.
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Red/Burgundy
    Surface/Attachment:
    Ridges
    Bark Plate Shape:
    Round
    Bark Description:
    Brown bark with sometime hints of red
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits