Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Plant Collection

lacebark pine
Pinus bungeana

Catalogue No. 1932-0477*A
Height: 64 feet
Spread: 48 feet
DBH: 31.5 inches

Native to northwest China. On the edge of our Japanese Hill Garden stands one of our most visited and revered pines, the lacebark pine. Its fine-textured foliage gives an airiness to its crown and its colorfully flaking bark is always a pleasure to see. Even the exposed roots show off the flaking bark. A slow-growing and drought-tolerant species, our specimen is one of the largest of its kind in the Delaware Valley. Lacebark pines are often used in Chinese gardens and are a good selection for small gardens.

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Alerts & Updates

The lower portion of the Rose Garden is closed due to renovations to the turf. The top gate is open to allow for visual access, just not foot traffic. We hope to reopen quickly.

Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.