Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy'
More About 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
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.
Uncle Fogy Jack Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips
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.
Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average