Pinus ponderosa subsp. ponderosa (Western Yellow Pine, North Plateau Ponderosa Pine)

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Coniferous tree, 60-100 feet tall, with a narrow, pyramidal crown when young and an irregularly cylindrical, thin crown as it matures. Young trees' bark is brown-black, whereas elder trees' bark is yellowish brown or cinnamon, with broad, flat, scaly plates. Needles are long (13-25 cm), packed on branchlets, pointed at...
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Coniferous tree, 60-100 feet tall, with a narrow, pyramidal crown when young and an irregularly cylindrical, thin crown as it matures. Young trees' bark is brown-black, whereas elder trees' bark is yellowish brown or cinnamon, with broad, flat, scaly plates. Needles are long (13-25 cm), packed on branchlets, pointed at apex, horny tip, and have stomatal lines on each surface. Cones are 5-15cm long, conical or egg-shaped, virtually stalkless, reddish-brown to gray-brown in colour, and equipped with straight prickles.

Sun. Prefers a wet, well-drained, deep location. Drought-resistant and tolerant of alkaline soil.

Botanical Name : Pinus ponderosa subsp. ponderosa

Common Name : Western Yellow Pine, North Plateau Ponderosa Pine

Height : 60- 100 ft

Spread : 40-50 ft

Germination Info : Seed requires 60 days cold moist stratification

Hardiness zone : 4-8

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 750

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