SelecTree: Tree Detail

FASTIGIATA EASTERN WHITE PINE
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'

Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'

Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.

General Notes

Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.

Family: Pinaceae

Tree Characteristics

Columnar Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 40 - 70 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Needle, Green or Blue Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Pink or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Brown Cone, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Brown, Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Weevil, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars, Scales, Mites and Pine Spittle Bug, Root Rot, Canker, Rust and Needle Cast.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Screen.

Bonsai or Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 24, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-strobus-fastigiata >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.