Ponderosa Pine

02/03/2013 | Ken Lain, mountain gardener Trees, Uncategorized

Ponderosa PineLatin Name: Pinus ponderosa

Common Name: Ponderosa Pine

Description: Moderate to rapid growth. Stately when mature with open branches in a spire-like crown. Attractive plated bark. Needles are glossy yellow-green to dark green. Very hardy but not adaptable to desert heat. Requires space when older. Small ones make fine bonsai or large potted plants.

Size: Ht 50′ x 25′