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Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Pinus
                        Specie: echinata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bark shows blisters of resin; short leaves; red-brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Timber tree Windbreaks

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to central and eastern USA, this is a tall straight tree with a rounded crown, growing up to 100 ft (30 m). Despite the common name, the leaves are 4 in (10 cm) long. It has small, narrow, egg-shaped, red-brown cones with a short prickle. The bark

Growth Habit: Rounded crown


Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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