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Mequon Campus Trees: Lacebark Pine

Name

 Pinus bungeana

Lacebark Pine

described by Nami Morningstar

Photos

 Lacebark Pine form

Lacebark Pine bark

 

 

Lacebark Pine foliage

 

Lacebark Pine in Spring

Lacebark Pine bark in Spring

 

Description

Description: A slow-growing tree the Lacebark Pine typically reaches 30-50 feet tall in as many years, and spread 20-35 feet. They grow best in moist well-drained soil, both acidic and alkaline, but have no tolerance for salt. Multi-stemmed its broad pyramidal form is best suited to large properties that have space to accommodate it.

 

Winter Characteristics:  Smooth patterned bark reminiscent of army camouflage shows clearly through long fine needles that on less dense individuals can appear almost as a green haze.