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HEIGHT:40 - 75 feet
SPREAD:15 - 35 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Good survival in Alaska; survival in western part of state possible on inland sites out of the wind; needles in clusters of 2; yellowish-green, 2"–2.5" long; cones point outward: intolerant of shade; needs well-drained soil.
LIMITATIONS:Loses lower limbs with age; northern seed source necessary for hardiness in interior Alaska. May be damaged by moose browse.
HARDINESS:INT, SC, SE, W (Zone 2-3)
ORIGIN:Near Skagway and Haines at the head of the Lynn Canal in Alaska; Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories south through British Columbia and eastern Alberta; Rocky Mountains to Utah and Colorado.
CULTIVARS:Cultivars available but hardiness in south central and interior Alaska uncertain.
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The information for this Evergreen Tree (3) was last updated on: 2013-02-22 18:27:54
    
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