SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Garden of Eden - HI
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Native to Southeastern United States.
Conical or Oval Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 60 - 100 feet.
Width: 35 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More 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 to Very Large (1.50 to 3.00 or more inches), fruiting in Summer Wildlife use it.
Bark Gray or Brown, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Scales, Spittle Bug and Pine Needle Miner, Armillaria, Needle Cast, Pine Pitch Canker and Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus elliottii Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 22, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-elliottii >