Virtues: Lacebark pine is a highly ornamental evergreen tree with beauty in its needles and colorful bark.
Common name: Lacebark pine
Botanical name:Pinus bungeana
Exposure: Full sun
Foliage: Soft, 4-inch long needles are a dark green.
Other attributes: Trees older than about 10 years offer peeling bark with under layers of olive green, white and purple.
Habit: Evergreen tree reaching 30 to 50 feet high and 20 to 40 feet wide. It often grows with multiple trunks, giving it a shrubby shape.
How to grow lacebark pine: Plant this undemanding tree in full sun and average soil with good drainage. USDA Zones 4–8.