Pinus strobus 'PENDULA'

Pinus strobus
Pinus strobus 'PENDULA'
Weymouth pine, white pine
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 1-3m
USUAL WIDTH 2-4m
LEAVES evergreen conifer
COLOUR OF LEAVES +multicoloured:green a silver
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Conifers
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White (Weymouth) pines are very popular for their soft needles which you want to touch over and over again. They are usually long, silvery blue-green and come in whorls of 5. Pendula is a picturesque variety with arcing branches and weeping needles. The stem is commonly staked to a support on young plants and when a desired height is reached, support is removed and the pine makes its unique roof-like, cascading canopy. The branches may touch the ground on adult plants.

Pines are not pruned heavily, only new growths can be clipped or removed. Still, if you are after a really odd shape it can be trained by removing some branches or forming their growing angle. But generally it is left to its own devices as it makes a bizarre shape even without your help.

Pines like sunny locations and well-drained, sandy soil, they do not need much fertilizing. They are practically maintenance-free. We recommend avoiding planting ribes (currant) nearby as they host diseases harmful for white pines. Fully hardy to about -37°C (USDA 3).

Last update 29-03-2013
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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