Also known as
Lodgepole Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Sierra lodgepole pine, Lodgepole pine, Shore pine, Twisted pine and Contorta pine
How to care for Contorta Pine
Contorta Pine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New York.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 7th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New York is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
February 7th, 2023
New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 46.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2…
February 6th, 2023
This month, New York is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 13.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of da…
Contorta Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New York ⛅.
Contorta Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Contorta Pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
February 2nd, 2023
The growing potential in New York is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repo…