Loblolly Pine is a tall fast-growing conifertreenativeto the southeast noted for its straight trunk with furrows and lack of lower branches after maturity. The stiff 5-10” dark yellow-green needles come in bundles of threes and the sharply spined oval cones appear in groups of 2-5. Grows best infull sunwith slightly acidic and moist soils.
40' - 90'
20' - 40'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
6 - 9
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance plant. Susceptible to southern pine beetle and pine engraver beetle. Rust and rots may occur.
LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen or mass plantings,Naturalized Areas, Woodland Garden,Ponds and streams, Shade Tree, andScreening.
COMPANION PLANTS: Ginko,Japanese Maple,Magnolia
IMAGE:Dcrjsr, Pinus taeda loblolly pine large crown, CC BY 3.0