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Common Name: Eastern White Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus strobus
Location: Main Park above Rec Center
Size: 19 inches diameter at breast height
Native to: Northeastern North America
This tree typically grows to: 50-80 feet tall and 30 feet wide
This tree prefers these conditions: Medium soil; full sun to part shade.
Special about this tree:
- A native evergreen that looks pretty in all seasons.
- Fast growing, and tends to develop an irregular crown with “character” as it ages.
- Branches grow in a horizontal form.
- Blue-green needles are 5 inches long, soft, and grow in bundles of 5.
- Pinecones are slender, not prickly, and about 5 inches long
- Resistant to deer browse.