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Q: pine trees ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: pine trees
Category: Family and Home > Gardening
Asked by: 2360-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 09 Apr 2006 04:47 PDT
Expires: 09 May 2006 04:47 PDT
Question ID: 717039
what pine trees grow well in shaded areas?

Request for Question Clarification by tlspiegel-ga on 09 Apr 2006 08:34 PDT
Hi 2360,

Please let me know if this information is satisfactory.  If it is I'll
be happy to repost this information as your official answer.

Pine trees are not shade tolerant. The pine genus is generally
sun-loving and relatively shade-intolerant.

You'll find Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus is Mid shade tolerant.

White pine can be planted in areas of limited shade. Shade tolerant
when young, becoming intolerant with age.

White Pine Pinus strobus
Seedlings are tolerant of shade and saplings are not

Spruce Pine
Although it is classed as very shade tolerant, it is a slow grower
under heavy competition."


"Because of its shade tolerance, spruce pine may be able to compete
successfully on cutover lands where other southern pines are

The Spruce Pine 
An important adaptation it shows to be able to compete successfully in
this habitat is greater shade tolerance than other pines.

Pinus sylvestris - L. Scot's Pine  Fairly shade tolerant


Best regards,
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Subject: Re: pine trees
From: santo2006-ga on 05 May 2006 21:43 PDT
Pinus is a pine tree that grows on shady places.

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