Pinus clausa

sand pine

Pinaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 30-60 ft    Width: 20-40 ft
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Forest plantings for dry sites, specimen tree. Best not planted adjacent to buildings.
Considerations: Roots are sensitive to disturbance.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Scrub, scrubby flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B

Other

Other Comments: Foliage is fine. Fast growing. Subject to root problems in poorly drained areas.