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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Pinus banksiana Lamb.
jack pine
PIBA2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 30
Height, Mature (feet) 80.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 50
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 430
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 35
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -53
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 131040
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product Yes
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/21/2014 08:36 PM MST