Also called Norway Pine
More About Pinus resinosa
- Conical in form with an oval to rounded crown
- Shiny, dark green needles grow 10 to 15 cm long
- Horizontal to ascending branching
- Spreading branches with tufted needles, resembling a fox's tail
- Flaking bark is reddish to pink to gray in colour
The roots of the red pine go fairly deep into the ground and are widespread; this means the tree can withstand strong winds. Wood from the red pine because of its strength has been used to make poles, pilings and used as structural timber.
Red Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips
The red pine needs sun and space to grow. It does better in the countryside since it is not tolerant of air pollution and salt damage.
Pinus resinosa Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)