Helpful Gardening Tips
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|
The Short Leaf Pine Seedling
Hardy Planting Zone-The Short Leaf Pine Seedling is a highly adaptive plant. The deep taproot it grows at an early age helps it to grow in a variety of soils and climates. Native to the Southeastern States, such as Oklahoma, eastern Texas, New York, and Florida, the Short Leaf Pine Seedling can grow in moist soils and dry soil conditions. This tree is capable of thriving in a variety of climates and growing seasons.
Bloom Season-The Short Leaf Pine Seedling produces small pine cones in late March through April.
Bloom Color -The pine cones begin a green or yellow color then transition into a reddish-purple before settling into light brown. Once the plant reaches a mature age, the Short Leaf Pine Seedling will produce copious amounts of seeds. The seeds typically fall in late October through early November.
Height at Maturity -The Short Leaf Pine Seedling is a tall tree, averaging 85 feet tall with a trunk diameter of 30 inches. It is common to grow taller in more favorable conditions.
Soil Type Preferred-This tree does not favor soils with high calcium content, or high levels of pH. It thrives in well-drained soils.
Sun or Shade -The Short Leaf Pine Seedling is a shade-intolerant tree. Meaning it prefers a sunny spot to be planted in.
The Short Leaf Pine Seedling is a highly adaptable conifer.
This conifer is known by different names, such as Southern yellow pine, old field pine, and long tag line.
The scientific name is Pinus echinata, which means a prickly pine cone tree.
The trunk is tall and straight, which was a sought after trait for sawmills. The tree produces sap with turpentine in it, that is distilled and used to treat ailments. The Short Leaf Pine Seedling's trunk is covered in dark brown plated bark that turns a red-brown shade as the tree ages.