Also known as
Bolander beach pine, Bolander beach pine, Sierra lodgepole pine, Lodgepole pine, Shore pine, Twisted pine and Contorta pine
How to care for Pinus Contorta
Pinus Contorta needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Orlando, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 8th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
December 8th, 2021
Orlando is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to decrease by 15.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
December 6th, 2021
This month, Orlando is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayl…
Pinus Contorta love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Pinus Contorta does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Orlando, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 Pinus Contorta after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 7th, 2021
The growing potential in Orlando is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…