VIRGINIA PINE

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VIRGINIA PINE suitable for counties:
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Mifflin, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Union, Washington, Westmoreland, York
OHIO: Guernsey, Monroe, Noble
NEW YORK: Nassau, Orange, Richmond, Suffolk, Westchester
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
WEST VIRGINIA: Berkeley, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hardy, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Marion, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Cheatham, Clay, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hardin, Hickman, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Stewart, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson
SOUTH CAROLINA: Aiken, Greenville, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle, Sussex
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
ALABAMA: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Macon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston
KENTUCKY: Adair, Bath, Bell, Boyd, Boyle, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Caldwell, Carter, Casey, Christian, Clark, Clinton, Crittenden, Edmonson, Elliott, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, Green, Greenup, Hardin, Harlan, Hart, Jefferson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, Lyon, Madison, Magoffin, Marion, McCreary, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Oldham, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Todd, Trigg, Wayne, Whitley, Wolfe
INDIANA: Clark, Floyd, Scott
ILLINOIS: Williamson
GEORGIA: Bartow, Carroll, Chattooga, Clarke, Dade, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Gilmer, Gordon, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Murray, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Stephens, Union, Walker, White
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Camden, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Gaston, Graham, Granville, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Jackson, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Wake, Warren, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin
MISSISSIPPI: Amite, Prentiss, Scott, Tishomingo
MISSOURI: Adair, Barry, Boone, Butler, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Madison, Oregon, Pulaski, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Washington
MARYLAND: All counties

Virginia pine belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is virginiana. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Virginia pine has green foliage. Virginia pine booms in mid spring.The plant grows in irregular form with single stem. Virginia pine is a fast growing plant, a mature Virginia pine can grow up to 70 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 70
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 165
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -23 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
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 : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 52160
Seed Spread Rate : Rapid Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : Yes
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 : 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 : - -
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 70 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Irregular
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 : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 165
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 4.5 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 800
Precipitation (Minimum) : 65 Precipitation (Maximum) : 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -23

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Virginia pine
©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Virginia pine
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NC.
Virginia pine
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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