SAND PINE

SAND PINE GROWS BEST IN

SAND PINE suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Pike
NORTH CAROLINA: All counties
MISSISSIPPI: Jackson
GEORGIA: Charlton, Echols, Pierce, Pulaski, Wayne
FLORIDA: Alachua, Bay, Brevard, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gulf, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Levy, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

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

Height, Mature (feet) : 80 Foliage Color : Green
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : 2 Frost Free Days, Minimum : 265
Drought Tolerance : Low Bloom Period : Fall
Growth Form : Single Stem Growth Rate : Slow
Active Growth Period : Spring Summer Fall Flower Color : Yellow
Palatable Human : No
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Seeds per Pound : 75200 Bloom Period : Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium
Seedling Vigor : Medium Seed Spread Rate : Moderate
Propogated by Bulbs : No Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Small Grain : No
Commercial Availability : No Known Source Vegetative Spread Rate : None
Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Winter Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Container : Yes
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes

Use

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

Physiology

After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - - Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 80 Fruit Color : Brown
Shape and Orientation : Erect Foliage Texture : Fine
Foliage Color : Green C:N Ratio : High
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Conspicuous : No
Fruit Conspicuous : No Known Allelopath : No
Low Growing Grass : No Bloat : None
Nitrogen Fixation : None Toxicity : None
Lifespan : Short Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Active Growth Period : Spring Summer Fall
Flower Color : Yellow Leaf Retention : Yes
Resprout Ability : Yes

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F) : 2 Frost Free Days, Minimum : 265
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 28 pH (Minimum) : 4.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 pH (Maximum) : 5.5
Precipitation (Minimum) : 65 Precipitation (Maximum) : 65
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700 Shade Tolerance : Intermediate
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Low Salinity Tolerance : Low
Moisture Use : Medium Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Hedge Tolerance : None
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Cold Stratification Required : Yes

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P. Freeman Heim. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL, Ocala National Forest. 1971.

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