Pinus glabra

Spruce Pine

Pinaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Tree
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:NA
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:-

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Shade tree. Forest tree.
Propagation:Seed.
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
  

Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Mesic to hydric slopes, riverine floodplain forests, fertile mixed upland hardwood forests.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:This is one of the few pines that grows naturally in shade.