Pinus taeda

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Loblolly Pine


Plant Specifics

Size:90 -115 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen. Life span about 100 yrs.
Habitats:Dry sites. Mixed forest. Often invades abandoned fields.


Recommended Uses:Specimen tree. Woodlands.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Lime rock, Sand



Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.