Ponderosa Pine
Photo courtesy of Nielsen Nursery

Pinus ponderosa

Ponderosa Pine

A native to the NW portion of NE and points west. Very drought tolerant. Used for decades as a windbreak tree. May develop disease issues (blight) in Eastern NE if planted in situations with poor air circulation. Does not appear to be susceptible to Pine Wilt Nematode.
Mass Plant
Mass Plant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Sun Tolerant
Sun Tolerant
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Height: 60 Feet
Spread: 30 Feet
Hardiness Zone: 3
Ponderosa Pine Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Windbreak
Mass Plant
Specimen
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Exposure
Sun Tolerant
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Companion Plants for Pinus ponderosa