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Jack Pine

Botanical Name
Pinus banksiana
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
6
Height
35 to 50 feet
Flowers
Monoecious
Fruit
Cone: pointing forward, curved at the tapered point, 2 to 3 inches, very persistant, opens with heat (fire)
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, sandy, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Tranplants easily
  • Intolerant of high pH and clay soils
  • Avoid wet soils
  • Grows in poor soils not tolerated by most other plants
  • Suitable for colder regions
Problems
Cankers, needle blights, scale, webworm, spittlebug, shoot borer, sawflies, tussock moth

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