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Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana)

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Pinus Banksiana, or more commonly know as Jack Pine, is a tree with yellow-green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Pinus. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 80 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Pinus Banksiana or Jack Pine's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Gymnosperm
  • Genus: Pinus
  • Family: Pinaceae
  • Order: Pinales
  • Class: Pinopsida
  • Division: Coniferophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (E) IN (R) NH (T) NY (R) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (jack pine) IN (jack pine) NH (jack pine) NY (jack pine) VT (jack pine)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 3(FACU)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: Moderate
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Foliage Color: Yellow-Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Moderate
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Brown
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Growth Rate: Rapid
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 30
  • Height Mature (feet): 80
  • Leaf Retention: Yes
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: None
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: None
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Fire Tolerance: None
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 50
  • Hedge Tolerance: None
  • Moisture Use: Low
  • pH (Minimum): 6
  • pH (Maximum): 8.2
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 430
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1200
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 15
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 35
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 20
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -53
  • Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Commercial Availability: Contracting Only
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: High
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: Yes
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 131040
  • Seed Spread Rate: Slow
  • Seedling Vigor: High
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None


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