Pinus taeda

Loblolly Pine

Pinaceae

Plant Specifics

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

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Specimen tree. Woodlands.
Propagation:Seed.
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Specialty providers
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short 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:Loam, Lime rock, Sand
Soil pH:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
  

Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Dry sites. Mixed forest. Often invades abandoned fields.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

Ethnobotany:Used extensively for timber.