Taylor's Sunburst Lodgepole Pine
Pinus contorta 'Taylor's Sunburst'
Water deeply once a week during the first growing season; once establish, reduce frequency.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
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793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
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21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus kun-TORE-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate Growing: Reaches 12 ft. tall, 8 ft wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Excellent as a specimen conifer. This selection tends to grow more upright and narrow, so it is suitable for smaller gardens. Plant where a verticle accent and some spring color is needed. The foliage will be green by the end of summer, making a nice backdrop for plants with attractive fall color.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water deeply once a week during the first growing season; once establish, reduce frequency.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Winterberry (Ilex); Switch Grass (Panicum); Dogwood (Cornus); Barberry (Berberis)|
Performs best in well-draining, slightly acidic soil, but is highly adaptable and can grow in wet, boggy conditions. Do not amend the soil when planting. Water deeply, weekly during the first growing season; once establish, reduce frequency. Fertilize during the first year with a slow release fertilizer designed for pine trees.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8