The tree is used for landscape gardening and can be used for shoreline planting, wind breaking, and even as an accent tree. It can tolerate high salt content in soil and is resistant to both saline soil and salt spray.
The tree can tolerate heat, wind, and even drought conditions. After the establishment period, the tree is readily adaptable to different soil moisture levels. The tree may be injured in case the temperatures drop below -10° F. There are quite a few diseases that may cause considerable damage to the plant.
Pruning is carried out during early growth season. You need to begin pinching in spring end after the buds have matured. You need to pinch out the weak buds first and then after about a week, pinch out the undesirable strong buds. This will help in blossoming of only the strongest and biggest buds. You can leave the lateral needles while pruning, removing only the top and bottom branch needles. You can propagate the tree by sowing seeds in the sand in early April. It can be propagated even through grafting and cuttings.