Virginia Pine Trees

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Virginia Pine Trees Description

Virginia Pine Trees, Pinus virginiana Is The Ideal Re-Foresting Plant Thanks To Its Quick And Easy Growth, And Low Maintenance.

Virginia pine, formally known as the Pinus virginiana, is a medium-sized conifer found on low-quality soils from Long Island to southern New York. Its range covers the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabama. Despite its uncontrolled growth and rugged character, this tree is an excellent specimen for naturalizing large spaces, re-foresting and providing food and shelter for birds and other animals. These trees also help fill out vacant landscapes, serving as erosion barriers and as an inexpensive slow-growing forest in hordes. Meanwhile, inhabitants would grow the Virginia pine as a Christmas tree in the south. Like the other southern yellow pines, the Virginia pine's lumber case will harden before fully solidifying during wood-drying, and it is a good source of wood pulp and lumber.

Virginia Pine Trees- Pinus virginiana Is One Of The Hardiest Plants, Growing On Even The Barest Minimum Of Its Usual Habitat Requirements.

As a classic evergreen, Virginia is known for its low branches and a pyramid shape when young before it matures to its signature long limbs and a scraggly silhouette. Related to the coniferous group that includes larch, fir, spruce, and hemlock, this tree also holds the name of the Jersey pine in the northern limits of its habitat, New Jersey and southern New York. While the usual size range for this pine is nine to eighteen meters, it can grow under optimum conditions, and its trunk can be as large as twenty inches in diameter.

Its short, yellowish-green needles pair up in bunches, growing from four to eight centimeters. Its pine needles remain on the tree for up to three years, bearing the plant its other nickname of 'spruce pine .' The pine cones also stay on the tree indefinitely after opening and releasing the seeds. As for its growth in the wild, this tree prefers un-glaciated soil and rocky outcrops with scarce nutrients, giving it its hardy nature.

The tree is considered a pioneer plant, and rightfully so, it is one of the first to arrive on the land, quickly grow, and thrive in even the most extreme areas and climates. It helps attract beneficial wildlife activity, especially pollinators like the Eastern pine elfin that uses the needles to lay eggs safely. It also attracts birds such as woodpeckers and bobwhites. Best grown in full or partial sun, it adapts to pretty much any kind of soil, even sterile ones, as long as it is well-draining, loamy, sandy, and with a neutral or low pH. While the tree is still young, watering is necessary, but it requires nothing more than rainwater upon establishing itself.

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Ships November through April

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