- Common Name(s):
- Loblolly pine
Native; adaptable to a range of sites; good for fast screen; easy to transplant; most rapid growth of all pines; seeds eaten by birds
- 50-90 ft.
- 3 to 6 in. cones in groups of 2 to 5
- Sun to partial shade; tolerant of poor soils
- Fine to medium
- Loosely pyramidal in youth, horizontal branches; rounded crown; loses lower branches with age
- 30-40 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 6 to 10 in. needles dark green in bundles of 3; off color in winter
NCCES plant id: 2114