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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Stiff needles; light brown cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Windbreaks Shade tree Timber tree

Zones: 4-8

Description: A tree sometimes reaching 100 ft (30 m) in its native habitat of northeastern USA and southeastern Canada, this species probably reaches about half that in cultivation. It often has multiple trunks, an irregular outline and a flattened top. The 4 in (10 c

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed with flattened top


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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