• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; reaches 8 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    North American Native
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PY-nus mon-oh-FIL-uh
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 8 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Companion PlantsMaidenhair Tree (Ginkgo); Maple (Acer); Oak (Quercus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Switch Grass (Panicum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide deep, low moisture, well-drained sandy loam; does not tolerate wet, heavy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an, extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Prune for shape and structure in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.