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Zones: 5 to 9
Mature Height: 50 to 80 feet, can reach 120 feet
Mature Spread: 30 to 50 feet
Himalayan White Pine is an excellent choice for large areas and is considered to be one of the most beautiful pines. Very graceful and broad at maturity. Unusual 6-8 inch drooping needle habit gives this tree a soft textured effect. Used as an ornamental specimen planting in Europe. This elegant tree has bonsai potential.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Himalayan White Pine has a moderate growth rate and needs room to spread. Grows 50 to 80 feet in height and 30 to 50 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 8. Requires full sun with moist, well-drained, sandy loam. It does not tolerate drought.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 60 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.