Plant Care Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine

About Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Eastern White Pine likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Eastern White Pine belongs to the Pinus genus, and is native to the Northeastern United States and Canada.


Pinus strobus

Also known as

Chiapas white pine, Northern white pine, White pine, Weymouth pine, Soft pine and Pine Tree

How to care for Eastern White Pine


How often to water your Eastern White Pine

Water needs for Eastern White Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Eastern White 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 Westerville, Ohio.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Eastern White Pine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Eastern White Pine in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

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Finding light for Eastern White Pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Eastern White Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Eastern White 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

Eastern White Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Eastern White Pine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Eastern White Pine: repot after 2X growth

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 Eastern White Pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Eastern White Pine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Westerville, Ohio, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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