Pinus ponderosa | Ponderosa Pine

Ponderosa Pine is a very popular and common evergreen. It has an upright, open, spreading form, so it is a tree for large spaces. Bark is distinctive orange-red to orange-brown that separates into large flaky plates. Accepts sandy to clay soils; prefers well-drained soils. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate, fast

Height: 80 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green, yellow-green

Flower Color: brown

Flower Season: summer