Pinus serotina

pond pine

Pinaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: To 70 ft
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Shade tree for moist sites. Forest tree.
Propagation: Seed.
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.
Native Habitats: Moist-wet sites. Hydric to mesic seep slopes, fringes of cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, wet flatwoods, mesic flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A

Other

Other Comments: Rarely grown.