Pinus echinata

Shortleaf Pine

  • Medium-sized, fast-growing evergreen
  • Tolerates dry and rocky sites
  • Height: 50-60 Feet
  • Spread: 25-35 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9
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Interesting Notes:

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.

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
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