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Pinus resinosa

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Evergreens, Conifers

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry

Soil Description: acid, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 50'-75' +

Bloom Time: March, April, May

Bloom Color: red, brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6

Additional Tags: attracts birds, drought tolerant, evergreen, fall interest, ornamental foliage, shade garden plant, showy fruit

Pinus resinosa (red pine)
  • Pinus resinosa (red pine)
  • Pinus resinosa (red pine)
  • Pinus resinosa (red pine)
  • Pinus resinosa (red pine)

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Description

Pinus resinosa

Also known as:

red pine

,

Norway pine

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

A large evergreen conifer with a broad, symmetrical form. Its broad canopy makes it an effective shade tree.

Cultivation

Easy to grow in average, well drained, sandy soils. Is drought resistant, but should be considered a cold climate tree. Zones 3-6.

Additional Notes

Commonly harvested for its lumber which is used in the construction industry, as well as for its pulp.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: CT, IL, NJ

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Subclass
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae Pine family
Genus Pinus pine
Species Pinus resinosa red pine