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Train the leader up a cane to the required height before letting it weep.
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true). Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
White pine blister rust, canker, white pine weevil, bark beetles, white pine shoot borer, Zimmerman moth larvae, pine sawfly, scale insects, aphids and spider mites.