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Common Name: Ponderosa Pine

Species Name: Pinus ponderosa

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Tip blight, needle blight, pine needle scale, sawflies and nantucket pine moth



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 35-foot diameter, 150-foot height
    • Leaves: Fascicles of 3, persisting for 3 years, 5-10-foot long and curved, dense, rigid, visible stomatic lines



Soil Preference Well-drained, deep loam
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Salt tolerant, drought resistant; dense interesting form when young


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