SelecTree: Tree Detail
HIMALAYAN WHITE PINE
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Resistant to white pine blister rust. Attractive weeping blue green foliage hangs gracefully on this conifer. Grows taller in its native range.
Erect, Spreading or Weeping and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 60 feet.
Width: 15 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Needle, Blue Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Cone, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter.
Bark Dark Brown, Dark Gray, Light Gray or Light Green, Furrowed or Ridged.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 4 - 6 and 15 - 17; A2, A3.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Verticillium and White Pine Blister Rust. 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.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus wallichiana Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 21, 2018.
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