Characteristics of This Dwarf Pine Tree:
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Care for Dwarf Pine Trees:
Sometimes, less is more -- and slow is good. For instance, when installing a plant in a small space, you need reasonable assurance that it won't quickly spike out of control, necessitating its removal after a short period. Thus the popularity of slow-growing dwarf pine trees.
The dwarfs discussed in this article are slow-growing white pines suitable for use in small spaces. While some white pines are towering giants (for example, eastern white pine trees) that dominate a landscape and can be quite messy, this variety of Pinus parviflora pays heed to the old Japanese proverb, "the nail that sticks out gets pounded down." Keeping a low profile at all times, Japanese dwarf pine trees make a statement not with their size, but with their elegance.