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A picture of a Loblolly pine

Loblolly pine

Pinus taeda

Also known as

Pine

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

33m

Max

13m

20m

Min

11m

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

Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

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.