Pine trees can be identified by examining their needles, bark, cones and growth form and comparing the results to a field guide or dichotomous key. Additionally, considering the geographic location of the trees can reduc... More »

A pot that is well-drained and filled with loamy soil is best for a miniature pine tree. The plant should be watered on a minimal basis and placed in a location that gets at least six hours of sunlight. The plant must be... More »

Pine trees have adapted to winter weather and a shorter growing season with a conical tree shape that allows them to shed snow, and by staying green year-round so they can produce food through photosynthesis early in spr... More »

The Japanese black pine tree is an evergreen tree native to Japan and is known for its black or silver bark. They are typically found along Japan's coastline but may also be found in South Korea. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Eastern white pine trees grow more than 100 feet tall and are up to 4 feet in diameter, with needles that are bluish-green in color that are anywhere from 2.5 to 5 inches long in bundles of five. Cones, which bear the se... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Several commonly planted trees have white bark, including varieties of birch, sycamore and poplar. Among these trees, however, the look of the bark and trunk and their particular shade of white can differ greatly. Thus, ... More »

Pine trees are relatively hardy and require very little care or fertilization. However, they can benefit from a complete fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. More »