Loblolly pine Overview
This species is an open crown pine, which is widely planted as a source of timber and pulpwood. It will produce 3 sheath needles they are about 6-8 inches long. The cones are 5 inches long.
Common problems with Loblolly pine
How to propagate Loblolly pine
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Loblolly pine
Many species have ornamental fruit. Suitable for coastal conditions.