Bull Pine Seedlings
Bull Pine Seedlings is an evergreen and is also nicknamed Blackjack. It will need soils that are deep and well drained. This tree is low maintenance and is also deer tolerant. It will be beautiful throughout the entire year with its striking green needles. It has beautiful bark that is both elegant and peaceful in appearance. The bark is black in color and will stand out in a landscape.
Common Names: Bull Pine, Pacific Ponderonsa Pine, Ponderosa Pine and Western Yellowpine
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness Zones: USDA Zones 3-7
Mature Height: 50-100 Feet Tall
Spread: 30-40 Feet
Spacing: 1-3 meters apart for 1-2 year old plants
Growth Rate: A 2 year old seedling will grow to a height of 6 feet in 6 years. Growth rate is rapid.
Flowering Time: October and November
How long is flowers: As lone as the tree is alive, it produces the needles
Flower color: Not showy
Soil Requirements: The Bull Pine will grow in very sandy soils as well as areas with very little top soil
Pruning: To develop larger crowns, thinning should be done as the tree grows older
Flower Form: The bottom half of the tree is usually without branches. The crown is usually cone shaped. The bark is usually orange-brown with a scaly plate-like apperance. Twigs are stout, with an orange-brown color and rough. The needles are dark green, pointed and budle in clumps of 3. Buds are up to 2 cm long, and 1 cm wide, and colored red-brown with white fringed scale margins. The Bull pine has a lush green color and pleasant ordor.