Here are the three coniferous trees offered. Note: ultimately what is shipped could depend on our supplier. They plant seeds a year in advance attempting to predict future sales. Heavy demand and weather impacts on growth can impact the availability of trees. We reserve the right to substitute based on availability.
This magnificent tree with year-around blue-green needles grows typically about 70-90 ft. tall, with some as tall as 150 ft. and up to a 40 ft. spread. Can grow up to 3 ft. per year with a diameter of 2-4 ft. and a lifespan over 200 yrs.
Prefers sunlight to shade and can grow in virtually any climate. Grows in nearly all soil types but prefers moist, well-drained, sandy loam soils. Not drought tolerant so ensure sufficient moisture in formative years.
White Pine forests played a major role in early American 19th century westward expansion. Its wood was common and easy to cut making it ideal for colonial homes (e.g. paneling, floors, furniture, etc.). Even so, George Washington opted for the much harder southern yellow pine at Mt. Vernon because the white pine tended to cup when used as flooring.
Full Eastern White Pine
Small to medium at 15-50 ft tall and 8-14 inches in diameter. Found primarily from Georgia to southern New York. Live 60-90 yrs. Generally a beautiful evergreen, especially in their formative years.
Slow growing but with the ability to grow in the poorest dry soils and grows best on clay. Though adaptable, generally stake the young tree and provide some water. Negligible care once established.
Most Christmas trees in the south are Virginia Pine trees. Woodpeckers also like them because of the soft wood..
Largest of the southern pines, they grow at 2 ft./yr. typically reaching 70-90 ft. tall and live 80-150 yrs. With a diameter of 2-3 ft. and a crown spread of 30ft., they are the 2nd most common tree species after the Red Maple.
Grows well in acidic, clay soil. Does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil. Highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environmen
The famous "Eisenhower Tree" on the 17th hole of Augusta National Golf Club was a loblolly pine.
Loblolly Pine pollen cones
Don't worry. We will not take advantage of having your email address. We will not share it with anyone. We'll be judicious with your time and respect your inbox.