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Scientific Name: Pinus monticola
Pronunciation: PYE-nus mont-ee-KO-luh
Common Name: western white pine (seedling)
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Seedlings with 7-10 cotyledons; needles 5 per fascicle, 4-10 cm x 0.7-1 mm, blue-green, margins finely serrulate; female cones narrow, 10-25 cm long; seeds 5-7 mm long, wing 2-2.5 cm long. (
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:22 - 30m
Spread:10 - 15m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Forestry
Additional Info: Google
western white pine (seedling)
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Fascicles
Texture/ Venation:
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular
Additional Info: In groups of 5; 5-10 cm long, soft, flexible, edges finely serrate.

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr
Additional Info: takes several years before cones form

Fruit Type: n/a, Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: takes several years before cones form

Bark Morphology: Smooth, Plated
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Drought resistant
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(NRY) NuRserY
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