Pinus contorta
Plants of the Southwest

Pinus contorta

Lodgepole Pine

Lodgepole Pine is tall and slender, used by the Indians for tepee or lodge poles. The heat of a forest fire opens the cones to expose the seed. Then the pines grow thickly together in same-age stands, all to about 70 ft. No pretreatment necessary though up to 2 months cold stratification may help. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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