Ponderosa Pine, pinus ponderosa

Ponderosa Pine, pinus ponderosa
Item# DA-ponderosapine
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 3000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 81%; Where Harvested (location) - Colorado

The Ponderosa Pine is a native throughout western North America. It is one of the major timber tree species. In the landscape, Ponderosa Pine has a broad pyramidal form when young, developing a rounded crown with age. Needles are dark green, very long and borne in bundles of three or sometimes two. It is used limitedly in landscape. It prefers a moist, well-drained loam soil, though it is found growing in many different soil types. Fairly tolerant of drought and alkaline soils. Prefers full sun. The Ponderosa Pine can reach between 40-70 ft tall. It's hardy to zone 3.

Recommended Planting instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours. Stratification: Cold stratify for 60 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbeds is preferred to artificial stratification.

Other: Can also soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day, then plant.