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Pinus wallichiana

Common Name(s):
Butan pine, Himalayan pine
Cultivar(s):
Nana, Zebrina, Oculus Draconis
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Transplant when small; winter winds can cause discoloration; good tolerance to air pollution. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
30-50 ft.
Flower:
6 to 12 in. cylindrical cones; pendulous and turn brown with age
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well drained soil; good wind tolerance; tolerates seasonal wet soil and drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Graceful; upright; loosely and broadly pyramidal when young; often retains lower branches; wide spreading with pendulous branche
Width:
20-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
5 to 8 in. soft, blue green needles in bundles of 5; upper surface green, lower surface blue white creating a silvery blue cast; young needles are erect; older needles droop; needles often bend near base creating a pendulous effect
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2117

Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana
Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana
Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana