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White Pine

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Pinus strobus

Flower Description:

Also known as Eastern or Northern white pine. The Native American Haudenosaunee denominated it the “Tree of Peace”.

Season BloomJune
HabitatLikes moist, sandy soils, but grows well on a variety of soil types. Will grow in clay soils better than most pines.
Leaf DescriptionNeedles are fascicles (bundles) of five (rarely 3 or 4), with a deciduous sheath. They are flexible, bluish-green, finely serrated, and 2-5 inches long
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun