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Pinus taeda

Common Name(s):
Loblolly pine
Cultivar(s):
Dixie, Nana
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native; adaptable to a range of sites; good for fast screen; easy to transplant; most rapid growth of all pines; seeds eaten by birds; good wind break; tolerant of poor soils. Learn more about Cultivars, 'Dixie' and 'Nana'.   

Height:
50-90 ft.
Flower:
3 to 6 in. cones in groups of 2 to 5
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; tolerant of poor soils
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Loosely pyramidal in youth, horizontal branches; rounded crown; loses lower branches with age
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
6 to 10 in. needles dark green in bundles of 3; off color in winter

NCCES plant id: 2114