200 Seeds Eastern White Pine Tree SeedsRegular price $26.54 Save $-26.54
- While the West Coast has taller trees, the eastern white pine is the biggest conifer native to eastern North America. This fast-growing evergreen with long, soft, blue-green needles is commonly found as far north as Newfoundland and as far south as northern Georgia, a span covering growing zones 3 to 8. T
- this is a gymnosperm—a tree that bears seeds that are exposed in a cone structure rather than enclosed in a nut The tree's cones are cylindrical and are the largest pine cones found in many areas of the tree's range, reaching as much as 6 inches long. By comparison, the pine cones of a pitch pine (Pinus rigida) measure only about 3 1/2 inches long.
- Unless you are willing to prune regularly to keep this tree shrub-sized, give it lots of space, as it quickly matures into a very large specimen. Individual trees should be planted at least 20 to 30 feet away from any other trees or shrubs.
- Keep the tree well-watered when young, but once established it does fairly well in dryish soil, provided the soil is kept cool. If given about 1 inch of water weekly, it remains a happy specimen.
- This tree does well with at least 4 hours of direct sunlight each day. The hotter the climate, the more it appreciates some shade.
- This is a tree that prefers cool, humid weather, and it sometimes struggles in the warmer end of its hardiness range
- The eastern white pine grows to a height of 50–80' and a spread of 20–40' at maturity. Growth Rate This tree grows at a fast rate, with height increases of more than 24" per year.
- Today these works are treasured by antique collectors and homeowners. Although the new growth White Pine does not have the same fine texture and color, it is still a good soft wood and is used for unpainted furniture, flooring, paneling, and moldings.
- White pines outperform nearby hardwoods on sands. The trees grow in excess of 2 feet per year, on average. Under canopy, growth may be limited to 6 inches per year, but unimpeded, the trees can grow more than 4 feet per year and will reach a larger diameter.
- Seeds are consumed raw or cooked. Use the seeds to flavor cooking. Brew the fresh needles into an aromatic tea. Boil the tender new shoots in syrup to make a candy. Sticky amber sap is used for chewing. Use it as a thickener in soups or add it to cereals for making bread
White pine was once the dominant tree in its range and the tallest native tree in eastern North America. Primeval white pine forests towered to 250 feet when Europeans first. They are large, fast-growing, and have a graceful, rounded pyramidal shape. They make excellent windbreaks and shade trees and can be clipped into hedges. Their branches are also prized for crafts and decorations; the boughs are commonly employed in outdoor Christmas decorations using greenery. The pine cones also come in handy for creating decorations once you learn how to wire the cones. Those found in urban areas can expect a life span of around 50 years due to the air quality and the limitations to their deeply entrenched roots, while those grown in the wild can live up to 150 years. White pines are a great choice for those who want a more natural-looking tree. As for scent, the White pine hardly has one! It’s the best real Christmas tree for people who are sensitive to fragrances. Noble Fir; Fragrant and full of colour, the Noble fir is the top Christmas tree for making wreaths and garlands. white pine, etc. What the grower plants in February will be sold between five and 10 years later. Taller trees take more years than shorter trees and the grower is challenged to meet some future ..