Eastern White Pine
Pinus strobus 'Bennett O.D.'

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: strobus (STROH-bus) (Info)
Cultivar: Bennett O.D.
Additional cultivar information:(aka Bennett Dragon's Eye, Bergman's Variegated)

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Variegated

Chartreuse/Yellow

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Rock Island, Illinois

Columbus, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 21, 2006, conifers from Rock Island, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

I'd guess this cultivar grows approximately 1 foot or less per year. A very nice selection. Another questionable factor is The American Conifer Society lists this plant as a zone 5a selection, however I'd think it's hardy as low as zone 3a???