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Pinus rigida

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Description

This tree is resistant to damage by deer.  Does best in full sun.  It prefers moist well-drained soil but will tolerate a wide range of soils including poor, dry soil.  

Cultivars:
  • Sherman Eddy
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • Sherman Eddy
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    rigida
    Dimensions:
    Height: 40 ft. 0 in. - 60 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 30 ft. 0 in. - 50 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Open
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    3 to 4 in. light brown cones in whorls of 3 to 5
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Width:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    3 to 5 in. rigid, twisted dark green needles in bundles of 3
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer