Spruce Pine Tree

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Latin Name- Pinus glabra Hardy Planting Zone- 8-9 Mature Height- 60-90 ft Width- 30-40 Sun or Shade- Prefers Full Sun to Full Shade.


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Spruce Pine Tree

Spruce Pine Tree - Pinus Glabra. The Spruce Pine is a popular evergreen that can live up to a hundred years and attain a height of 125 feet. The needles are an attractive deep green color, reach four inches in length and occur in bundles of two. In February or early March three-inch cones first appear on trees that are at least a decade old with the pollen cones above the pollinating cones. When the cones are two years old, they release seeds in the late fall and fall to the ground. The Spruce Pine is naturally found in hardwood forests and low coastal plains areas in the southern United States and prefers soils that are acidic and poorly drained. They do well in sandy loam that has a high level of decomposing organic materials. The Spruce is more shade tolerant than other pine trees and seedlings perform better if planted in a slightly shady area. The Spruce Pine is commonly picked as a Christmas tree and is grown commercially for this purpose. It is hardy in USDA zones 7 through 9 and makes an attractive addition to any yard or business setting.

Spruce Pine Trees is a widely grown evergreen known best for its almost perfect conical growing habits. This tree is the most commonly grown tree used for Christmas Trees. A Pine spruce tree currently holds the world’s oldest tree record. These trees wood can be used in building many types of furniture and even in some musical instruments like guitars. Spruce Pine Trees grow best in areas where the summer is long, hot, and humid, and where the winters are not too cold. This tree grows shorter than other trees and can tolerate the shade from more massive trees that shadow it. The Spruce Pine tree can be found growing naturally in swamps and near riverbanks. They thrive when planted in moist and well-drained soils They supply beautiful green color all year as they display their beautiful pine needles. These trees can be grown and used as wonder Christmas trees for a home. They are very hardy trees, and the wood of these trees can be used a lot in building items. It is also used to make paper. These trees are beautiful when added to a lawn, or even a more extensive natural are. They look outstanding as they can also be decorated during the holidays. Growing almost exclusively in the warm, humid areas of the southeastern United States, the spruce pine (Pinus glabra) is a little-known and little-grown tree in cultivation. Spruce pines are usually found as a single specimen growing among other pines and hardwoods in woodland areas. They thrive on acidic sandy loam soils with lots of organic matter and often grow well in poorly drained soil, areas with a high water table, areas that are sometimes waterlogged or along stream banks

The needles of spruce pine are only one and a half to four inches long, slender and flexible. The cones are roughly and a reddish-brown color.

This tree is known for its conical shape. There is a tree in Sweeden called Old Tjikko that is thought to be the oldest living tree on planet Earth. This tree's timber is excellent for use in a building. Some guitars have this wood used to make them. The pinewood is one of the most important for making paper. The Spruce Pine is found in the lower southeastern United States.

This tree thrives in the warm temperate climate where the summers are lengthy, hot and humid and the winters are mild. It is most often found along river beds and swamps of the southern Coastal Plains. The Spruce Pine is more susceptible to fire than other conifers and does not regenerate well after forest fires. Its shade tolerance allows it to be dominated by other trees such as the Magnolia and Liquidambar and is rarely dominate unless it reaches through an opening in the canopy.




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 Spruce Pine Tree