Taylor's Sunburst Lodgepole Pine

Pinus contorta 'Taylor's Sunburst'

Pronunciation: PY-nus kun-TORE-tuh
SKU #05502
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Bright yellow spring growth provides a burst of color from this specimen conifer. Tiny, vibrant fuchsia cones appear on the colorful new growth, adding even more interest. The yellow needles harden to dark green by fall, ready to provide the perfect backdrop for next spring's growth. A highly adaptable, easy to grow, dwarf variety.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate Growing: Reaches 12 ft. tall, 8 ft wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Very Wet Areas
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Hillside
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.
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Winterberry (Ilex); Switch Grass (Panicum); Dogwood (Cornus); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
Care 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.

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