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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Hardy Planting Zone: Zones 3-9
Height at Maturity: Up to 125 ft.
Soil Type Preferred: Dry, rocky, sandy, acidic
Sun or Shade: Full sun
The term bull pine is a reference to many different trees of the genus Pinus.
Common bull pines include shortleaf pines, gray pines, and Jeffrey pines, although the most frequently sought is the ponderosa pine. Ponderosa pines in particular grow at an astounding rate of 1 ft. per year and can grow over 100 ft. tall given the right conditions.
Bull pines are the most commonly desired pine tree variety due to their tolerance of soil conditions which are unfavorable to other plants. Bull pines are incredibly sturdy evergreens that are used heavily in landscaping. They’re particularly good at preventing or reversing soil erosion and are often used to prevent the negative effects of extreme weather, especially wind. Due to their overall durability, bull pines are the primary source of lumber in the United States.
Bull pines provide a long-lasting home for small animals, especially birds.
Not only do they attract woodland creatures with their pine nuts, but their sturdy branches and needles create excellent nesting materials. Bull pine bark is also very fire-resistant, so small forest or brush fires can be weathered pretty easily, ultimately preventing habitat loss.
Bull pines are also fairly low-maintenance. Trimming is only usually required when trees reach a high level of maturity and sometimes isn’t necessary at all. Due to their preference for dry soil, bull pines don’t require any dedicated watering, and soil maintenance isn’t needed unless the soil they’re planted in is alkaline. Tree destruction by pests is also not much of an issue most of the time as they’re not favored by deer and insect infestations take many years before any long-lasting damage is caused.