SelecTree: Tree Detail
FASTIGIATA EASTERN WHITE PINE
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
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, Armillaria, 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." 1995-2019. Mar 19, 2019.
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