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Pinus radiata D. Don
Monterey pine
PIRA2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 65
Height, Mature (feet) 120.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 300
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 5.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 430
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 16
Precipitation, Maximum 30
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 30
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 23
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Winter
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 13280
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product Yes
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Low
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/30/2014 07:07 AM CDT