Pinus taeda (Loblolly Pine, Frankincense Pine)
Pinus taeda (Loblolly Pine, Frankincense Pine) is an aromatic fragrant southern pine with a rounded crown and spreading branches. native to the Southeastern United States, from central Texas east to Florida, and north to Delaware and southern New Jersey.The wood industry classifies the species as a southern yellow pine.
It's a 60-foot tree that can grow up to 110 feet tall. It's widely grown for pulpwood and timber in forest plantations. With time, it loses its lower branches, leaving an open, rounded crown. The dark green needles measure 6-10 inches in length. Gray and rough bark. U.S. Forest Service surveys found that Loblolly pine is the second most common species of tree in the United States, after red maple.
Botanical Name : Pinus taeda
Common Name : Loblolly Pine, Frankincense Pine
Height : 110 ft
Spread : 50-60 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 60 days cold moist stratification.
Hardiness zone : 6-9
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1000