Loblolly Pine Tree

Loblolly Pine Tree

Loblolly Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus taeda
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; tolerant of poor soils
Texture:   Fine to medium
Form:   Loosely pyramidal in youth, horizontal branches; rounded crown; loses lower branches with age
Height:   50 to 90'
Weight:   30 to 40'
Leaf:   6 to 10" needles dark green in bundles of 3; off color in winter
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 6" cones in groups of 2 to 5
Comments:    Native; adaptable to a range of sites; good for fast screen; easy to transplant; most rapid growth of all pines; seeds eaten by
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Birds