SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage. Many possible diseases and pests.
Native to Southeastern United States.
Additional Common Names
VIRGINIA PINE, SCRUB PINE
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.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Buffer Strip.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus virginiana Tree Record." 1995-2019. Feb 23, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-virginiana >