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Pinus banksiana

Common Name(s):
Jack pine
Category:
Trees
Height:
35-50 ft.
Flower:
1 to 2 in. pointed, yellowish brown cones; some cones remain closed
Zones:
2-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including deep sand and poor soil; drought tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal in youth; open spreading, shrubby with age
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
.7 to 2 in. twisted, stiff dark green needles in bundles of 2; yellow green in winter

NCCES plant id: 2086

Pinus banksiana Pinus banksiana
Pinus banksiana Pinus banksiana