White Pine (Pinus strobus)

(5 customer reviews)

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This plant is restricted for shipment to CA, ID

Latin: Pinus strobus

Zones: Cold hardy to 3-8

Other common names: eastern white pine, northern white pine, white pine, soft pine Weymouth pine

Mature Height/spread: 75 to 100′ tall by 30-50′ wide, can reach well over 100′ tall. Many lateral branches create a moderately dense canopy, fast growing.

Soil/Climate: likes moist, sandy soils, but grows well on a variety of soil types. Will grow in clay soils better than most pines. White pines prefer well-drained soil and cool, humid climates, but also grow in boggy areas and rocky highlands. In mixed forests, this dominant tree towers over all others,

including the large hardwoods.

Notes: needles are in fascicles (bundles) of five (rarely 3 or 4), with a deciduous sheath. They are flexible, bluish-green, finely serrated, and 2–5 in long. Mature trees can easily be 200 to 250 years old. Some white pines live over 400 years. Pine resin has had several uses including to waterproof baskets, pails and boats and the sap can be processed to make turpentine. Fast growth rate with more than 24″ per year.

Wildlife: Seed is eaten by squirrels, wood duck, bobwhite, pheasant, and many varieties of woodpeckers. The seed and needles are eaten by spruce grouse and turkey.

Cold Stream Farm supplies White Pine trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.

Additional information on Pinus strobus can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS Plants Database.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1 in

5 reviews for White Pine (Pinus strobus)

  1. Adam

    Have ordered thousands of these over the years from Coldstream. Quality is always great and trees arrive well packaged and ready for planting.

  2. David

    Arrived just as scheduled and they look great. Can’t get over how well these were packaged, and the instructions included were high quality and thorough. Ball is in my court now so thanks for the assist, Cold Stream.

  3. Patrick

    I have bought several of these pines. They always come in great shape, well packaged, and are super healthy.

  4. Dawn O’Dea

    Very pleased with my purchase. Trees have a very healthy root system and look great.

  5. Ralph Goebel

    I received 100 red pines and 200 white pines on 3_23_2022 .btw they were 6 to 12 inch seedlings. They had such a good root base that i had to root prune about 5 inches off before planting. \ they were well above the 6 inch size , and very healthy. I will be ordering from them again. Thanks

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