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Cultural Details for Pinus bungeana

Common Name:
Lacebark Pine

Growth Rate:
Slow

Average Mature Height:
30-50', possibly up to 75'

Average Mature Width:
20-35'

Flower Details:
Monoecious

Fruit Details:
2-3" long cones 2" across, light yellowish brown.

Fall Color:
Medium to dark green, evergreen.

Bark Details:
Exfoliating in patches.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Many, Commandra blister rust, Canker, Leafcast, Nantucket pine moth, Sawflies, Pine web worm, Pine spittlebugs, Pine needle miner to name a few.

Native Habitat:
Zones 5-7b, China, introduced 1846

Other Features:
One of the most handsome pines for its striking showy bark.

Culture and Care:
Transplant balled and burlapped if root pruned. Prefers well drained soil in sun.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
4501, 4795

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu