University of Rhode Island

Pinus banksiana

Jack Pine

Medium sized irregularly shaped two needled evergreen. Dark green foliage in summer, yellowish green in winter. Grows in poor dry sandy soil. Tolerates full sun, cold, and sandy or acidic soil. Not salt tolerant or ornamental but suited for poor soil, windbreaks, very hardy. Native to Northern North America. 30-50’ x 25-30’.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND.

(Back to Coastal Plant Guide)



 

College of the Environment and Life Sciences
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 | Phone: 401-874-1000
      Copyright © 2007. All rights reserved. Disclaimer | Web feedback
      URI is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of affirmative action.