Longleaf pine in the grassy stage of growth
Mature Longleaf Pine at Pinewood Estate, Lake Wales, FL. 2002.
Young Longleaf pine
Newly emerging needles
Pinus palustris in early spring.
New growth in spring
5 years after transplanting from the wild. Difficult to transplant due to taproot.
In native sandhill environment- zone 8b NW FL
Large tree in sandhill environment- NW FL zone 8b
Northwest Florida zone 8b in sandhill environment.
(on left) Growing next to sand pine in sandhill environment- zone 8b NW FL.
A few planted in yards in New Orleans, LA, I shot the year after Katrina