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.
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
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.
Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Eastern White Pine in your home
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
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.
Eastern White Pine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!
Eastern White Pine prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Eastern White Pine requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Eastern White Pine does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Eastern White Pine grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Eastern White Pine grows along the ground and sends out shoots which will spread across the soil.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Eastern White Pine can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 3a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Eastern White Pine
Eastern White Pine
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.