Pinus Elliottii / Slash Pine - Seeds

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Pinus Elliottii / Slash Pine - Seeds

Quantity: 150 Bulk Seeds/per bag

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Item Name: Pinus Elliottii

Quantity: 150 Bulk Seeds / per bag

Other common names for this species include southern pine, yellow slash pine, swamp pine, pitch pine and Cuban pine

General Information
Scientific name: Pinus elliottii
Pronunciation: PIE-nus ell-ee-OTT-ee-eye
Common name(s): Slash Pine
Family: Pinaceae
USDA hardiness zones: 7A through 11 (Fig. 2)
Origin: native to North America
Invasive potential: weedy native
Uses: shade; screen; reclamation; highway median
Availability: not native to North America

Height: 75 to 100 feet
Spread: 35 to 50 feet
Growth rate: fast
Texture: fine

Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.

Leaf arrangement: alternate (Fig. 3)
Leaf type: simple
Leaf margin: entire
Leaf shape: needle-like (filiform)
Leaf venation: parallel
Leaf type and persistence: evergreen, needled evergreen, fragrant
Leaf blade length: 4 to 8 inches, 8 to 12 inches
Leaf color: green
Fall color: no color change
Fall characteristic: not showy

Fruit shape: elongated, oval, cone
Fruit length: 1 to 3 inches, 3 to 6 inches
Fruit covering: dry or hard
Fruit color: brown
Fruit characteristics: attracts squirrels/mammals; showy; fruit/leaves a litter problem

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