Plant Care Shore Pine

Shore Pine

Also known as

Bolander beach pine, Bolander beach pine, Sierra lodgepole pine, Lodgepole pine, Shore pine, Twisted pine and Contorta pine

Taxonomy

Pinus contorta
Pinus
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Shore Pine

Water

How often to water your Shore Pine

Water needs for Shore Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Shore Pine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Bolander beach pine in your home

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

Shore Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Shore Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Shore Pine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Shore Pine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Shore 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 Shore Pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Shore Pine

Shore Pine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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