BISHOP PINE

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BISHOP PINE suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Alameda, Contra Costa, Humboldt, Inyo, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Ventura

Bishop pine belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is muricata. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Bishop pine has green foliage and bears orange colored flowers. Bishop pine booms in mid spring.The plant grows in conical form with single stem. Bishop pine is a fast growing plant, a mature Bishop pine can grow up to 90 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Orange
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 90
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : 17 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer 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 : 46400
Seed Spread Rate : Rapid Seedling Vigor : Medium
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 : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No 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 : Orange
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 35
Height, Mature (feet) : 90 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Conical
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.4 pH (Maximum) : 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 42 Salinity Tolerance : Medium
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : 17

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