SelecTree: Tree Detail

LACEBARK PINE
Pinus bungeana

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Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Stanford, CA, Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Tilden Regional Park - Berkeley, CA, Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Tree has a spreading nature. Often multi-trunked with attractive bark.

Native to Northeastern and Central China.

Family: Pinaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Conical Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 50 - 75 feet.

Width: 30 - 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Needle, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown or Yellow Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter.

Bark Cream, Green or Light Gray, Scaly, Smooth or Striated.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 10 and 14 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds and Squirrels.

Not Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus bungeana Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-bungeana >

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