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Shortleaf Pine (Pinus echinata)

Scientific Name: Pinus echinata
Available Size: 2-3′

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Description

Type: Needled evergreen

Family: Pinaceae

Height: 50-60 feet

Spread: 20-35 feet

Native Range: Southeastern US

Ideal Site Requirements:

Soil: Average, well drained

Water: dry to medium

Sunlight needs: Full sun

Tolerates: drought, dry soil

Landscape use: Effective screen when young but not noted for ornamental value, important timber species in the south. Best in native gardens or naturalized areas

Brief Description: The only pine native to Missouri, fast growing with short pyramidal crown, dark bluish-green needles and attractive reddish-brown bark at maturity.

Possible Problems: Healthy, well-maintained trees usually have few problems. Nantucket tip moth, pine beetles and weevils are potential insect pests.

Stand out Features: Missouri’s only native pine.

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Forest ReLeaf of Missouri