Bristlecone Pine is a Colorado native, well known as being one of the oldest organisms on earth, living more than 4,000 years. They develop into gnarled, twisted specimens in tough locations in the wild. Very slow growing, it becomes a small tree of great character. Prefers low-water locations and must have well drained soil, so keep out of lawn areas. Accepts sandy to heavy clay soils, and poor soils. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.
Water Requirement: low
Sun Exposure: full sun
Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F
Growth Rate: slow
Height: 25 feet high
Width: 15 feet wide
Foliage Color: dark green, blue-green