Plant Details: Slash Pine
7 - 10
A tall fast growing evergreen conifer that can reach 100'High x 40'Wide crown. The needles are 10 to 12 inches long and occur in fascicles(bundles) of 2. This Pine does best in sandy or sandy loam soils of the Deep South or Coastal Plain. The name Slash comes from its utilization as a resin source, the practice of slashing this Pinus to start the resin flow for producing turpentine. The needles (pinestraw) of this species are used for in landscapes for mulching beds.
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