Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy' - Uncle Fogy Jack Pine
Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy' - Uncle Fogy Jack Pine

Uncle Fogy Jack Pine

Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy'

  • Erratic growth habit
  • Pendulous, curvy branching lends a unique character to this plant
  • Pairs of needles remain green throughout the year
  • A real specimen in a rock garden

ZONE:
3

HEIGHT:
60-80 cm

SPREAD:
3-4 m

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A unique specimen with its unusual curving and trailing branches providing visual interest over slopes or rocky areas. It can be staked to provide a more varied height. Extremely adaptable, it tolerates heat, cold, dry, sandy, or poor soils.

Ultimate height and spread depend on training.

Additional Notes about Uncle Fogy Jack Pine:


The legend is that the name, ‘Uncle Fogy’ is believed to have come from the excessive resin that oozes from the new buds and, presumably, reminding the viewer of a toothless old man who drooled.