Pinus ponderosa - Ponderosa Pine
Spread: 20-30’ (stout branching, cylindrical shape)
Foliage: Green with yellowish tint, very long
Hardiness: Zone 3-6 (Most of Minnesota and North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Nebraska).
Growth Rate: Medium
Preferred Soil: ph 5.5-7.5, very adaptable
Common Ailments: rust, blights
Seed: Large cones often in clumps. Seed source is Montana and Idaho.
Attributes: Excellent in shelterbelts because of its wide range of soil adaptabilities. A very common timber tree in the western United States.
2 gallon 12"
2 gallon 15"