SelecTree: Tree Detail
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
Tree has a spreading nature. Often multi-trunked with attractive bark.
Native to Northeastern and Central China.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
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 Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Armillaria.
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus bungeana Tree Record." 1995-2019. Feb 23, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-bungeana >