Pinus elliotii

Slash Pine

The many forms and types of pines can be found in northern temperate zones and on mountains in the tropics. Some grow rapidly, others slowly. Some have silvery foliage, others are dark green. They range from dwarfs to 100-foot-tall trees. The size and form of their cones vary. All pines have long needlelike leaves grouped in clusters of 2 to 5. They are fairly drought-tolerant, with a few exceptions. Extended drought or pollution can weaken pines, making them susceptible to pests and diseases. They grow well in full sun and poor, but well-drained soils. Shape tree in spring. Too much water produces yellow needles.
Pinus elliotii, Slash Pine
Favored for its rapid growth, its upright, straight trunk and spreading limbs reach 60 to 80 feet tall and 40 to 60 feet wide. Foliage is green and cones are 4 to 6 inches. Plant in early spring or fall.

Attributes - Pinus elliotii

Plant Type: Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 60 ft. to 80 ft.

Width: 60 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Dry Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Aphids, Beetles, Rust, Scales.

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