The Life Phases of an Eastern White Pine

What are you looking at? A car completely covered in pollen, of course.

Male seed cones

These are the little troublemakers. Eastern white pines are wind pollinated, so the male cones, seen here, produce the pollen. When done, they fall from the tree.

Pollen cones around hydrangea

No, that’s not cocoa mulch. We had an exceptionally heavy fall of male cones this year.

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