- Common Name(s):
- Shortleaf pine
- Native Plants, Trees
Native; long tap root so difficult to transplant; seeds eaten by birds. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 80-100 ft.
- 1.5 to 2.5 in. cone
- Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
- Pyramidal in youth; develops a small narrow crown with age; horizontal branches
- 30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 3 to 5 in. needles in groups of 2 to 3; dark blue green
NCCES plant id: 2091