• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Regular water - weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 10 to 12 ft. and 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Conifer; prized for foliage and showy cones.
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Plant type:Conifer
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 7, 10
    Growth habit:Columnar, Compact
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 10 to 12 ft. and 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage and showy cones.
    Design IdeasA beautiful formal pine for evergreen conifer gardens designed for winter beauty. Excellent choice for smaller spaces between overly-close buildings. Sized for planting areas around front lawns of city or suburban homes. Excellent specimen for Christmas outdoor lighting. Makes a good foundation plant to soften rigid building edges or corners where fences connect. Super focal point used against darker backgrounds for close or long range view. Integrate into shrub border for more variety of form in every season.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne); Astilbe (Astilbe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; requires less frequent watering when established. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Regular water - weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
  • History & Lore
    The genus Pinus contains over 100 species varying considerably in size and habit from around the world. It is dominant in the Swiss Alps where this parent species is native, with its species cembra from the Italian common name for these trees. It was introduced into cultivation around 1746 and has proven successful in Canada since introduction there in 1875. This new form was developed by Theodore Klein of Klein's Nursery in Crestwood, Kentucky and introduced around 2000..
    Pine trees are among the most widely harvested timber species in the world, used for construction, furniture making and hundreds of other commercial applications. The pitch of these trees is also a source of pine tar and turpentine used less commonly today than it was in the 19th century.