Jack Pine Seed

Pinus banksiana

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The Jack Pine is a 2 needle pine that is extremely hardy and greatly undervalued as a landscape tree. It is sometimes used for Christmas tree production in the USA and is widespread in Canada.

Earn up to 20 Points.

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Description

Pinus banksiana

Common name: Jack Pine.

Native: Canada / Northern USA.

Provenance: Netherlands

Size and spread (10 years): 2.5m

Treatment required: Requires a prechill treatment

Seeds / kg: 217,000      87% germinal

Ideal sowing period: Spring

 Soil conditions: Prefers well drained sandy loams and will grow on rocky, shallow soils.

Planting instructions: Full sun needed.

Mature height: 15m

Pic courtesy of Crusier, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Genus

Pinus

Size

Mini Seed Pack (25 seeds approx.), Seed Pack (1000seeds approx.)

Family

Pinaceae

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

evergreen