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Scientific Name: Pinus strobus
Pronunciation: PYE-nus STROE-buss
Common Name: eastern white pine
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Needles 5 per fascicles (rarely 3 or 4), flexible, bluish-green, finely serrated, 5-13 cm long, with a deciduous sheath; female cones slender, mostly 8-16 cm long, with scales with, apex rounded and tip slightly reflexed; seeds 4-5 mm long, with a slender 15-20 mm wing; seedlings with 7-10 cotyledons, minutely serrate.
Course(s): HORT 1155

Habit: Horizontal
Mature Size:
Height:22 - 30m
Spread:10 - 15m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Canada - central, Canada - eastern, U.S. - central, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Forestry
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown or on campus may include P. 'Radiata' and P. 'Pendula'.
eastern white pine
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Fascicles
Texture/ Venation:
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular
Margins: Sinuate
Additional Info: In groups of 5; 6-12 cm long; straight, soft, flexible, edges finely serrate.

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May
Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Persistent

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Drought resistant
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZE) GAZebo East : cv. Radiata
(NRY) NuRserY
(PHA) PolyHouse and Area
(TFL) Turf Field Lab
(TFLN) Turf Field Lab North
(TFLW) Turf Field Lab West
(WDH) Wark-Dumais House : sw corner of Wark Dumais house
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