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Pinus elliottii

Common Name(s): Slash pine
Family: Pinaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 240 to 300 (days)
Abs.Max=97° (F)    Opt.Max=90° (F)
Opt.Min=73° (F)    Abs.Min=46° (F)
Precipitation: 39 to 79 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 0° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium; heavy; light
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright
Found in eastern Gulf Coast and Georgia. Grows in moist areas with good drainage.
Pythium, Phytothora, Rhizoctonia, Rust
Material - fiber, Material - gum/resin, Material - wood
Geographical Origin:
Southeastern USA, Cultivated elsewhere
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