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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bright green leaves; oval cones

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

Zones: 7-11

Description: This is a tall tree growing to 100 ft (30 m) with a dense oval crown and a straight trunk often free of branches for its lower half. It grows in southeastern USA, where it is the leading commercial timber species. The bright green leaves are 8 in (20 cm)

Growth Habit: Dense oval 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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