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Pinus contorta latifolia - Engelm.

Common Name Lodgepole Pine
Family Pinaceae
USDA hardiness 6-9
Known Hazards The wood, sawdust and resins from various species of pine can cause dermatitis in sensitive people[222].
Habitats Coastal dunes and sphagnum covered bogs to montane dry or moist areas[60, 82]. Trees growing inland are much larger than those growing near the coast[60].
Range Western N. America - Alaska to California.
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Weed Potential No
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Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Wet Soil Full sun
Pinus contorta latifolia Lodgepole Pine


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Pinus contorta latifolia is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 8 m (26ft) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in leaf all year, in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from January to February. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. The plant is not self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid and neutral soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry moist or wet soil and can tolerate drought. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

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Habitats

Woodland Garden Canopy;

Edible Uses

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Medicinal Uses

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Other Uses

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Propagation

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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