Pinus Elliottii 2
Pinus Elliottii 2

Pinus Elliottii
(Slash Pine)
USDA Zone: 8 – 10B
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Origin: Southeastern USA
Type: Evergreen Tree

Typical Height: 70’ - 80’
Typical Spread: 30’-40’

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: Low
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Brown
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Pinaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Needle
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3’-4’ OA)
7G (4’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA – 1.5”C)
25G (8’-10’OA – 2.5”C)
30G (10’-16’OA – 3”C)
FG (16’-20’OA)   

Typical planting distance:
30' O.C.

Common Uses: Shade tree, Parks, Timber, Buffers

Category: Large Tree

Notes: Very sensitive to grade changes and soil compaction

+ In this Photo:
Pinus Elliottii
(Slash Pine)
Mature tree trunk structure

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
December 2015
City of Vero Beach
Florida USA

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