Shortleaf Pine Tree

Shortleaf Pine Tree

Shortleaf Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus imbricaria
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; develops a small narrow crown with age
Height:   80 to 100'
Weight:   30'
Leaf:   3 to 5" needles in groups of 2 to 3; dark blue green
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 2.5" cone
Comments:    Native; long tap root so difficulty to transplant; seeds eaten by birds
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --