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Pinus elliottii


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves; caramel-colored cones; light brown bark

Uses: Conifer gardens Timber tree Windbreaks

Zones: 7-11

Description: Growing to 100 ft (30 m), this tree has a straight central leader, often free of lower branches to a considerable height. The leaves are 8 in (20 cm) long. The cones are caramel colored and the bark sheds in thin flakes, revealing light brown bark beneath

Growth Habit: Erect habit with conical crown

Comments: Tolerates poorly drained soil

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