- Common Name(s):
- Longleaf pine
- Native Plants, Trees
Native; susceptible to ice and storm damage; difficult to transplant; not tolerant to lightning, high winds or drought ; grows in "grass like" stage for first 5 years; seeds eaten by birds. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 80-100 ft.
- 6 to 10 in. cones
- Sun; grows well on sandy or clay soils
- Open; rounded top; tall straight trunk
- 30-40 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 8 to 16 in. needles in cluster of 3
NCCES plant id: 2102