Pinus ponderosa, Yellow Pine
Ponderosa Pine is a nonflowering tree, and it is a needled evergreen. It likes full sun and medium watering. Low maintenance and deer also tolerate drought tolerant. It likes proper light draining, moist soil. It will not perform well in the shade.
Once this tree is established, it will be tolerant to some dry soil conditions. It grows best at 4000-8500 feet in elevations. This is a great timber tree and does not have many problems. They can be massive and large because they can grow erect and tall. The foliage or needles are up at the top, and they will shed during the winter months but not a lot because they will still retain some. The needles can be used as a heat absorber or water absorber around bushes and other plants.
Yellow Pines are magnificent trees and can grow. Yellow Pines will make a great statement on a lawn or any landscape. Yellow Pines will prefer moist and well-drained soil conditions but will also adapt to other types of soil conditions. Yellow Pine trees will also attract wildlife such as squirrels and birds.