Pinus Elliottii 3
Pinus Elliottii 3

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


Typical Height: 70’ - 80’
(21.0-24.0mts)
Typical Spread: 30’-40’
(9.0-12.0mts)


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.
(9.0mts)

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)
16' OA Height,
4' CT, 8' Canopy,

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2014
Pompano Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners,
landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/p/pinus_e.cfm

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st463

http://www.sms.si.edu/IRLSpec/Pinus_elliot.htm