Scientific Name: Pinus contorta var. contorta Form: Irregular, Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:shore pine Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Irregular, Upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 7 - 10m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Acicular, Serrulate
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Brown, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Forestry, Screening, Specimen plant, Wind break, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Branching random, contorted; needles twisted, occur in 2 per fascicle; cones small, brown, cone stem is off centre.