Pinus strobus

White Pine

The tree of Ontario, the beautiful white pine grows in a range of conditions, but requires well-drained soil and full sun. Not tolerant of salt spray from roadsides. Give it lots of room, since it grows to a majestic height of 30 metres.

Height x Width (feet): 100 x 35

Sun Requirements: Prefers full sun

Water Requirements: Requires well drained soils

Urban Friendliness: Not a good street tree as it can not tolerate salt

Heritage Value: Peterborough’s Jackson Park contains some mighty giants and and many people consider the white pine the official tree of Peterborough