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Virginia Pine Tree

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Latin Name- Pinus Virginiana Hardy Planting Zone- 6-9 Mature Height- 30-60 Width- 25-35 Sun or Shade- Prefers Full Sun
THIS PLANT CAN NOT SHIP TO THE FOLLOWING STATES:
HI, MT
Status: In Stock
$15.99

Virginia Pine Tree (Pinus Virginiana)

The Virginia pine (Pinus Virginiana) is a great candidate if you want to grow a tree in poor soil. This tree will stretch towards the sky until it reaches between 50 and 80 feet tall. This East Coast native tree has a span of about 25 feet when it finally puts on its flat top indicating that it is done growing. The tree normally grows between 12 and 24 inches each year. The Virginia pine usually has two yellowish-green needles at the end of each fascicle that twists themselves around each other in interesting patterns when observed up close,. This tree that is often also called the scrub pine flowers in the spring. Male flowers are located near the branch tips are yellow cylinders while female flowers are a reddish-yellow with a curved shape. Needles often remain on the tree for up to three years.

The pine cones on the Virginia pine are 1.5 to 2.5 inches long. They have red-brown scales and attach to the tree without a stem. The cones have a needle-like prickle. Pine cones usually do not appear until the third year, and they often appear each year on this tree that often lives to be 70. The Virginia Pine is used for reforesting woods and is an excellent tree for wildlife habitat. At one point in time, this tree was placed on the endangered list, but that has changed in the past few years. This tree is native to the Eastern United States. Virginia pine is one of the 'pioneer' trees to grow and cover any field. Main growing seasons for this tree are spring and summer. However, it blooms in mid-spring. Virginia pine is very popular as Christmas tree in the southern states of United States. It is also widely known for its use as pulpwood in paper industries.

 

 

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