• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Lacebark Pine

Botanical Name
Pinus bungeana
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
20 to 35 feet
Flowers
Monoecious
Fruit
Cone: ovoid, 2 to 3 inches, broad scales with a triangular spine, light yellowish brown
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap if root pruned
  • Adaptable to most soil types and pH as long as they are well-drained
  • Moderately drought tolerant
  • Plant near patio or deck where bark can be seen and appreciated
  • Weak crotches and multi-trunk habit causes limb breakage and trunk splitting in heavy snow and ice
  • Showy, mottled bark after first 10 to 15 years of growth
  • Can be expensive and difficult to locate
Problems
Cankers, needle blights, scale, webworm, spittlebug, shoot borer
Varieties
  • Silver Ghost - mottled bark has silvery-gray tones
  • Temple Gem - compact, slow growing cultivar
  • Compacta - growth rate half the species, dense form

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


Jan. 13, 2021
Houseplants - Tips for Success
Webinar

 Register today

Jan. 20, 2021
Growing Herbs Indoors
Webinar

Register today

Feb. 17, 2021
Growing Edibles Indoors
Webinar

Register today

Feb. 24, 2021
Low Maintenance Gardening
Webinar

Register today

Plus, watch past webinars on demand
until 12/31/20.

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win the Corona ClassicCut branch & stem pruner, hedge shears & bypass lopper

ENTER NOW