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VIRGINIA PINE
Pinus virginiana

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Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

General Notes

Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage. Many possible diseases and pests.

Native to Southeastern United States.

Family: Pinaceae

Additional Common Names

VIRGINIA PINE, SCRUB PINE

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 20 - 40 feet.

Width: 20 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Needle, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Brown Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Brown, Blocky.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Mammals.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Buffer Strip.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus virginiana Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-virginiana >

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