Pinus longifolia - Plant
Common name: eastern white pine
Bloom time: Non-flowering
Height: 50.00 to 80.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Soak Italian stone pine seeds for 24 hours to scarify, or soften, the covering on the seed. Place the seeds in a zippered plastic bag full of damp -- not wet -- sphagnum moss and place in the vegetable bin of your refrigerator for 60 to 90 days to stratify, or cool, the seeds to trigger germination.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 45 Â°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Fill pots with moist, soil-less starter mix.
- You can make your own mix by combining equal parts fine peat moss, sand and vermiculite.
- Put two scarified and stratified seeds in the filled pots and cover them with 1/4 to 1/2 inch of starter mix.
An excellent specimen tree for lawns or parks. Site in areas with adequate space to accommodate future growth. May be planted as a hedge, however, with regular shearing to control growth and shape.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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