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|Needles and Cone of Red Pine
|Bark of an Red Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus resinosa
Hardiness Zones: 2 to 7
Height: 70 ft
Spread: 30 ft
Type: narrow-leaved evergreen tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches
Red Pine has reddish bark soft, flexible needles. Red Pine is often grown for timber and is used in windbreaks. It adapts to adverse sites but is not salt tolerant.
'Don Smith' - A dwarf selection. The cones are purple and ornamental when young.
'Quinobequin' - A globe-shaped dwarf with needles half as long as those of the species. Originated from a witches broom.