Pinus contorta 'Chief Joseph' 1 - Year Graft
Dwarf Evergreens and Conifers : Pinus contorta 'Chief Joseph' 1 - Year Graft
Pinus contorta 'Chief Joseph'
(Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine)
* Full sun * 6-8' tall *Zones 5-8
Very hard to come by in the trade!
Stunning golden needles!
Pinus contorta 'Chief Joseph' This lodgepole Pine is quite a stunner! This beautiful dwarf conifer has amazing fall colors while ever losing its needles! Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine touts gorgeous, light-green needles that grow in compact bundles during the warmer months. But, when the temperature begins to drop, in Fall, a stunning performance begins! The needles turn into a glowing yellow and golden display that lasts throug the winter! When spring arrives, the needles turn back into a light green for the rest of the summer. Simply a magnificent specimen!
Chief Joseph is modest and workable, growing only 12 inches per year, reaching full maturity at 6-8 feet. It grows in the mountains of eastern Oregon. it prefers drier conditions so be sure not to overwater and plant in well-drained soil.
Goes well with Thunderhead Pine, Dragon Eye Pine, Vanderwolf Pyramid Pine as well as Black Bamboo. Check out our store for these great plants!
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