Plant Care White Pine

White Pine

Also known as

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


Pinus strobus

How to care for White Pine


How often to water your White Pine

Water needs for White Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

White 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.

Calculate water needs of White Pine

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Eastern White Pine in your home

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

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

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

White Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize White Pine

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for White Pine

White Pine

White Pine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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