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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Pinus serotina Michx.
pond pine
PISE

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum 25
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 80.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate   Shape and Orientation Conical
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.8
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 430
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 1200
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 40
Drought Tolerance None   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 20
Fire Tolerance Medium   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 190   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 54400
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Medium   Post Product No
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 03/31/2020 06:37 AM CDT