JACK PINE

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JACK PINE suitable for counties:
ILLINOIS: Cook, Jo Daviess, Kendall, Lake, Ogle
MICHIGAN: Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Benzie, Berrien, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Huron, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Schoolcraft, Tuscola, Wexford
MAINE: Franklin, Hancock, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MASSACHUSETTS: Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Plymouth
INDIANA: La Porte, Lake, Porter, Vigo
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Carroll, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough
NORTH DAKOTA: All counties
MISSOURI: Boone, Howell, Jefferson, Shelby
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Blue Earth, Carlton, Cass, Chisago, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Fillmore, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pine, Polk, Roseau, Sherburne, St. Louis, Stearns, Todd, Wabasha, Wadena, Washington, Winona
RHODE ISLAND: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: Berks, Bradford, Butler, Clearfield, Erie, Fulton, Lehigh, Northampton, Westmoreland
OHIO: All counties
NEW YORK: Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Orange, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Warren
WEST VIRGINIA: Preston
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Pepin, Polk, Portage, Richland, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, Taylor, Vilas, Washburn, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood
VERMONT: Addison, Franklin

Jack pine belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is banksiana. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Jack pine has yellow-green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Jack pine booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Jack pine is a fast growing plant, a mature Jack pine can grow up to 80 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Yellow-Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 80
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 50
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -53 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 131040
Seed Spread Rate : Slow 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 : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : Yes Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : No

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 : Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 80 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Short
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 : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 50
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 35 Precipitation (Maximum) : 35
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -53

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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS ND State Office. United States, ND.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, WA, Seattle.
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R.A. Howard. ©Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, MA, Cape Cod.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, PA.
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R.K. LeBarron. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MN. 1939.
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G.B. Sudworth. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA. 1900.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MN, Chippewa National Forest. 1940.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 58. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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