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Ponderosa Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex Lawson & C.Lawson
Family: Pinaceae
Ponderosa Pine (Pinus  ponderosa)
Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa), U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection, Courtesy of the Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-10,14-21,35,41,43

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: British Columbia to Mexico

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, 40 feet to 60 feet tall (12 m-18 m); glossy, leaves, 4 inches to 11 inches long (10 cm-27.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water


Needles in 3s.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Light brown or reddish brown cones, 3 inches to 6 inches long (7.5 cm-15 cm).

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