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Pinus yunnanensis

Common Name(s):

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PY-nus yoo-nan-EN-sis
Description

A tree with exfoliating bark. Its form is typically conical, but it may have a flat crown.  The lower branches are pendulous.

A popular wood for construction, furniture and wood pulp.  

Insect, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  This tree is susceptible to wind damage.  

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#wildlife plant#moths#conifer#deer resistant#nighttime garden#pollinator plant#larval host plant#exfoliating bark#moth larvae#wind damage prone#imperial moth
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#wildlife plant#moths#conifer#deer resistant#nighttime garden#pollinator plant#larval host plant#exfoliating bark#moth larvae#wind damage prone#imperial moth
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    yunnanensis
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southwestern China
    Wildlife Value:
    This plant supports Imperial Moth (Eacles imperialis) larvae which have one brood per season and appear from April-October in the south. Adult Imperial Moths do not feed.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Pyramidal
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Reddish-brown cones in groups of 3
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Needles in bundles of 2 to 3
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Dark Gray
    Surface/Attachment:
    Exfoliating
    Bark Description:
    Longitudinally fissured and scaly
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Thick, reddish-brown with a glabrous texture
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Nighttime Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Moths
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer