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Pinus edulis Engelm.
twoneedle pinyon
PIED

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 Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25
Height, Mature (feet) 50.0
Known Allelopath Yes
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Conical
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 High
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 6.5
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 170
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 600
Precipitation, Minimum 9
Precipitation, Maximum 27
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -31
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
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 2333
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product Yes
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product High
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/21/2014 08:06 PM MDT