Virginia Pine Tree

Virginia Pine Tree

Virginia Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus virginiana
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; will grow in poor, dry soils including clay
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Broad, open pyramid when young; becomes flat topped; horizontal with age, irregular branches
Height:   15 to 40'
Weight:   10 to 30'
Leaf:   1.5 to 3" slightly twisted needles in pairs; often yellow green in winter
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 3" cones in cluster of 2 to 4; old cones persist
Comments:    Native; not extremely ornamental; foliage can be used in Christmas decorations; seeds eaten by birds
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Wates Golden