Jack Pine Tree

Jack Pine Tree

Jack Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus banksiana
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including deep sand and poor soil; drought tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; open spreading, shrubby with age
Height:   35 to 50'
Weight:   30 to 40'
Leaf:   .7 to 2" twisted, stiff dark green needles in bundles of 2; yellow green in winter
Flower/Fruit:   1 to 2" pointed, yellowish brown cones; some cones remain closed
Comments:    Easy to transplant
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --