The pine needles of the White Pine Tree occur in bundles of 5 and can grow 5 up to 5 inches in length. The White Pine Tree is also called the "Virginia Pine" and the "Eastern White Pine", and it can grow into a huge behemoth, up to 100 ft. tall! A straight White Pine Tree trunk grows up to 4 ft. across, with long pine cones. This large shade tree works well in landscapes, and will attract all sorts of wildlife. The cones of the White Pine Tree are elongated and distinct from other species, up to 8 in. long.