Pinus maximinoi (Thinleaf Pine) is a species of pine tree that is native to Southeast Asia, specifically found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Pinus maximinoi is a medium-sized evergreen tree that typically reaches a height of 20-30 meters (65-98 feet) and has a trunk diameter of about 50-60 cm (20-24 inches). The crown is conical or rounded in shape.
Needles: The needles of Pinus maximinoi are arranged in clusters of two, are relatively long, and measure about 15-20 cm (6-8 inches) in length. They are slender, flexible, and have a dark green color.
Cones: The cones of Pinus maximinoi are ovoid in shape and measure about 5-8 cm (2-3 inches) in length. They are initially green and turn brown as they mature. The cones contain winged seeds that are dispersed by wind.
Habitat: This species is adapted to lowland and coastal areas, and it thrives in a tropical climate. It can be found in swampy areas, riverbanks, and lowland forests.
Ecological importance: Pinus maximinoi contributes to the biodiversity of the ecosystems it inhabits. It provides habitat and food sources for various animals and insects. Additionally, the tree's fallen needles help to enrich the soil through decomposition.
Uses: Pinus maximinoi has some economic importance. Its timber is used for construction, carpentry, and in the production of furniture. It is also cultivated as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens.
Botanical Name : Pinus maximinoi
Common Name : Thinleaf Pine
Height : 98 ft
Spread : 50 ft
Germination Info : No pre-treatment required.
Hardiness zone : 10+
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 2625