Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 60 feet to 80 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Endangered
credit: Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia.

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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Apr 16, 2013 10:25 PM

Alabama's state tree.

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