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Pinus echinata

Shortleaf Pine

Shortleaf Pine occurs in dry, sandy or rocky upland areas in the Ozark region. Medium-sized, fast-growing with short pyramidal crown that broadens with age.

Medium-sized, fast-growing evergreen
Tolerates dry and rocky sites

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Description

On Hand

Future

12645 S3-3CG RPM 169 0
15227 S3-5 RPM 0 0
1636 S3-3 RPM 43 0

More about Pinus echinata :

Migrating butterflies use Shortleaf Pine for roosting. Echinata means spiny in reference to the prickle-tipped cone scales. An important timber tree in the deep South where it is harvested for a variety of purposes, including lumber, plywood and wood pulp. Oleoresins are extracted to make turpentine.

Shortleaf Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. Easily grown in average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers sandy loams. The formation of a deep taproot complicates transplanting from the wild.

Height:

50-60 Feet

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Spread:

25-35 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Midwest Native
Specimen
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Evergreen