White pine is a large fast growing tree with long bluish green needles that are very soft and flexible. It has a spreading crown and is the most shade tolerant pine and tallest conifer in Minnesota. A mature tree can reach heights of 80-100', is moderately shade tolerant but is intolerant of drought and salt spray. White pine will grow on a variety of soils but prefers loam and loamy sand soils. Wildlife Food & Cover:Good food- game birds, squirrels, rabbits. Good cover-winter cover, summer nesting and perching.
Ecosystem: White Pine Hardwood Forest and Mesic Oak Forest
Product Size at Purchase: 7-15"
Products Size at Maturity: 80-100'
Scientific Name: Pinus Strobus
Other: Tallest MN pine, preferred eagle nesting.