Pinus contorta contorta Shore Pine

  • Pinus contorta contorta,  Shore Pine
  • Pinus contorta contorta,  Shore Pine
  • Plant type
    • Coniferous Tree
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Some Moisture
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-3 ft., 1-1.5 ft.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 15 ft., 5 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 10-60 ft., 5-20 ft.

Common from sea level to timberline, this medium sized pine tree is useful both in sandy areas subjected to salt spray or in ornamental gardens. It frequently grows in contorted shapes. When driving along the Oregon Coast its interesting forms dot the coastal landscape.

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