Pinus ponderosa (Western Yellow Pine)
From the Black Hills of Dakota this is a slender pine reaching 70m over 50 years in the wild. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.
Hardiness level Green
From the Black Hills of Dakota this is a slender pine reaching 70m over 50 years in the wild. The needles are bright green and the scaly trunk on a mature tree yellow to reddish orange. The timber is heavy - thus ponderosa ...
Position in full sun. Any aspect and any well drained soil.
N.B. When clipping several plants with the same tool, have a bucket containing a 5% bleach solution and swish your blades around for 30 seconds between plants to sterilise them. This will help avoid the chance of cross contamination of disease.
As with all woody plants, plant high, exposing as much of the taper at the base of the trunk as possible. Allowing soil to accumulate round the base of a tree can be fatal. Keep very well watered when first planted.
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