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The Virginia pine tree, or Pinus Virginiana, is a variety of tree that grows from 9 to 18 meters and has a lifespan of 60 to 90 years. This tree tends to like well-drained soil but is capable of adapting to the more inferior quality ground although the size and shape will often remain stunted. The tree's needles are yellow-green, sprouting in bunches of two or three, and about 2-8 centimeters. The pine cones are 4-7 centimeters and will often stay on the tree for some years.
The Virginia pine tree's bark is a reddish-brown color, with small bark scales and somewhat rough texture, while the branches are very flexible, bending when pressure is applied.
The pollen cones are circular, have the same color as the tree, can be found in many places throughout the tree, and growing at about 10-20 millimeters. This pine has many uses, and not just for providing reforestation and nourishment for nature - it is commonly seen at Christmas tree farms or as lumber and wood pulp. It is a medium sized tree. It usually grows in poorer soils. The Virginia Pine is sometimes used for Christmas trees. This tree ships bare root.
Virginia Pine tree grows from Long Island down to Alabama along the Atlantic states.
They do expand into Ohio. You may recognize it as one of the most popular and beloved evergreen trees, the festive Christmas tree. The Virginia pine tree is characterized by its short, yellowish-green needles which grow in pairs. This evergreen is beneficial for reforesting purposes, which enriches the environment for ecosystems to thrive. These beautiful evergreen trees have even been used to heal the land from strip mining. Woodpeckers also find the Virginia pine tree a favorite due to the wood softening from fungus through aging. The south would not be the same without this famous Virginia Pine tree.
ReviewsConstanceThese pines do very well in our area and they are super easy to maintain and have required very little maintenance.
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