Pitch Pine Tree

Pitch Pine Tree

Pitch Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus rigida
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist well drained soil but will tolerate a wide range of soils including poor, dry soil; salt tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Open, irregular pyramidal when young
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   30 to 50'
Leaf:   3 to 5" rigid, twisted dark green needles in bundles of 3
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 4" light brown cones in whorls of 3 to 5
Comments:    --
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Sherman Eddy