SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: LSU Hilltop Arboretum - Baton Rouge, LA
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
Native to Southeastern United States.
Oval or Rounded Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 60 feet.
Width: 25 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 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 Wildlife use it.
Bark Brown, Blocky or Scaly.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 9.
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, Mites and Pine Spittle Bug, Armillaria, Rust and Canker.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus glabra Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 22, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-glabra >