Common Name: shore pine
Origin/Ecology: Native to BC
Habit: Irregular, narrowly pyramidal, growing to 30 m tall, 10 m wide.
Leaves: Needles twisted, occur in 2 per fascicle. Not overly sharp.
Leaf Arrangement: Spiral
Flowers and Fruit: Cones small, brown, cone stem is off centre, prickly. Cones face backward. Don’t fall off easily.
Water Use, Soil: Acidic, well-drained
Exposure: Full sun
Landscape Uses: Container planting, forestry, screening, specimen, wind break, woodland margin.
Limitations: Leaf miner insect, root rot, rust, scale insects.
Other Features: Red buds, darkish.