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Pinus taeda

Common Name(s): Loblolly pine
Family: Pinaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 150 to 365 (days)
Abs.Max=84° (F)    Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=68° (F)    Abs.Min=50° (F)
Precipitation: 51 to 75 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -8° (F)
Soil pH: 4.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: All; medium; heavy; light
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright
Southeastern US along the Atlantic coast from New Jersey, through northern Florida to east Texas.
Pythium, Phytothora, Rhizoctonia, Rust
Material - wood, Poison - mammals
Subtropical-dry winte, subtropical-humid
Geographical Origin:
North America
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