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Jack Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus banksiana Lamb.
Synonym: Pinus divaricata
Family: Pinaceae
Jack Pine (Pinus  banksiana)
Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana), U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection, Courtesy of the Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1,2,34,37-45
USDA: 2-7

Frost Tolerance: Extremely cold hardy

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: North America, from the Arctic Circle to northern USA

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, slow growing, 30 feet to 50 feet tall (9 m-15 m), 12 feet to 15 feet in spread (3.6 m-4.5 m); needles, up to 2 inches long (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water


Needles in 2s

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Brown or yellow cones, 1 inch to 2 inches long (2.5 cm-5 cm).

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