- THIS PLANT CAN NOT BE SHIPPED TO:
- HI, MT
- Latin Name- Pinus Virginiana Hardy Planting Zone- 6-9 Mature Height- 30-60 Width- 25-35 Sun or Shade- Prefers Full Sun
Virginia Pine Tree is one of the most well-known pine trees due to its thick lush foliage and its use as a Christmas tree.
Virginia Pine Tree is found growing natively from New York to South Carolina, growing along the entire length of the Appalachian Mountains. The Virginia Pine Tree was used extensively in reforestation projects. The Virginia Pine tree has a beautiful structure to its limbs and light green color to its needles, and the needles are evergreen and bring color to the months of winter when color is void. The bark of This tree is dark brown and rough.
This tree the Virginia Pine prefers dry soils as clay, loam, and sandy soils.
It is also used for timber and pulpwood, though it's not used as often as Yellow Pine for lumber. After being dried this wood becomes significantly harder and stronger, although the Virginia Pine Tree is not considered to resist rot unless treated. The Virginia Pine can grow as high as seventy-five feet, making it a shorter pine tree than most other pines. The Virginia Pine Tree produces large pine cones which are food for many types of animals, and these release the seeds of the tree the second year after their maturity. These trees tend to grow single trunks but can become twisted and knotted if the tree has to grow on an incline. The Virginia Pine Tree makes a great ornamental piece during the holiday time in any yard or driveway. In the historical years the Virginia Pine Tree was used as mine timbers, for railroad ties, and for fuel and tar.
Climate Zone: 4 to 8
Botanical Name: Pinus virginiana
Mature Height: 50 to 75 Feet
Mature Width: 10 - 30 Feet
Sunlight: Full Shade
Soil Conditions: Dry Soils
Virginia Pine Tree Ships As: Bareroot Plant