LODGEPOLE PINE

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LODGEPOLE PINE suitable for counties:
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie
WASHINGTON: Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima
UTAH: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Duchesne, Rich, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Wasatch
IDAHO: Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Bingham, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Bonneville, Boundary, Butte, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lemhi, Nez Perce, Payette, Power, Shoshone, Teton, Twin Falls, Valley
COLORADO: Boulder, Clear Creek, Douglas, Gilpin, Jackson, Lake, Larimer, Montezuma, Park, Routt
CALIFORNIA: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, San Bernardino, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne
ALASKA: All counties
SOUTH DAKOTA: Lawrence
OREGON: Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Wheeler
NEVADA: Carson City, Douglas, Esmeralda, Lyon, Mineral, Storey, Washoe
MONTANA: Cascade, Chouteau, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Hill, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Missoula, Park, Ravalli, Sanders, Stillwater, Wheatland

Lodgepole pine belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is contorta. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Lodgepole pine has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Lodgepole pine booms in mid summer.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Lodgepole pine is a fast growing plant, a mature Lodgepole pine can grow up to 99 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons. Other varieties of this plant are Bolander beach pineBolander beach pine,,beach pinebeach pine,,lodgepole pinelodgepole pine,,Sierra lodgepole pineSierra lodgepole pine, and Yukon pine

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 99
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -70 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Summer
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Summer Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 94000
Seed Spread Rate : Rapid Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Medium
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : Yes
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : Yes Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 99 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Low
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 6.2 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 25 Precipitation (Maximum) : 25
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -70

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