Medium sized irregularly shaped two needled evergreen. Dark green foliage in summer, yellowish green in winter. Grows in poor dry sandy soil. Tolerates full sun, cold, and sandy or acidic soil. Not salt tolerant or ornamental but suited for poor soil, windbreaks, very hardy. Native to Northern North America. 30-50’ x 25-30’.
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND.