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40 Pine Trees From Around the World

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11. Jack Pine

Jack pine is the common name for Pinus banksiana.
Photo: Keith Kanoti, Maine Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Latin Name: Pinus banksiana
Native To: Northern United States, Canada
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 2-7
Size: 30-70' tall and 30-40' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 2

12. Japanese Black Pine

The scientific name for Japanese black pine is Pinus thunbergii.
Photo: Flickr user drewavery

Latin Name: Pinus thunbergii
Other Name(s): Black pine
Native To: Japan, South Korea
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-8
Size: 20-70' tall and 20-40' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 2

13. Japanese White Pine

This Japanese white pine bonsai was started in 1625.
Photo: Flickr user ragesoss

Latin Name: Pinus parviflora
Native To: Japan, South Korea
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-7
Size: 25-50' tall and wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 5
Note:Japanese white pine is often used in bonsai. This specimen was started in 1625.

14. Jeffrey Pine

The bark of the Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi) smells like vanilla.
Photo: Flickr user tomsaint11

Latin Name: Pinus jeffreyi
Native To: California, Nevada, Oregon, Mexico
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 6-8
Size: 80-140' tall and 20-30' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 3
Note:The bark smells like vanilla

15. Lacebark Pine


Latin Name: Pinus bungeana
Native To: China
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-8
Size: 30-50' tall and wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 3
Note:The bark is very distinctive and beautiful

16. Limber Pine

Pinus flexilis is known as limber pine.
Photo: USDA Forest Service - Rocky Mountain Region Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Latin Name: Pinus flexilis
Native To: United States, Canada
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-7
Size: 30-60' tall and 15-35' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 5

17. Loblolly Pine

The scientific name for loblolly pine is Pinus taeda
Photo : Paul Bolstad, University of Minnesota, Bugwood.org

Latin Name: Pinus taeda
Other Name(s): Arkansas pine, North Carolina pine, oldfield pine
Native To: United States
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 6-9
Size: 50-80' + tall and 30-40' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 3

18. Lodgepole Pine

Lodgepole pine is the common name for Pinus contorta.
Photo: USDA Forest Service - Ogden Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Latin Name: Pinus contorta There are several varieties, depending on location
Other Name(s): Beach pine, shore pine, coast pine, Bolander pine, Sierra lodgepole pine, tamarack pine,Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine, black pine
Native To: North America
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Depends on variety. Generally 4-8
Size: 70-80' tall and 20-25' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 2

19. Longleaf Pine

Longleaf pine is the common name of Pinus palustris.
Photo: Erich G. Vallery, USDA Forest Service - SRS-4552, Bugwood.org

Latin Name: Pinus palustris
Native To: Southern United States
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zone 7-9
Size: 60-100' tall and 30-40' wide
Exposure: Full sun
Needles per Bundle: 3

20. Luchu Pine


Latin Name: Pinus luchuensis
Other Name(s): Okinawa pine, Ryuku Island pine, old style pine
Native To: Japan - only found in Okinawa
Needles per Bundle: 2

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