Pinus resinosa--Red Pine
Hardiness Zones: 2 to 7
Height: 70 ft Spread: 30 ft Form: oval
Type: narrow-leaved evergreen tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches
Comments: Red Pine has handsome reddish bark and soft, flexible
needles. Red Pine is often grown for timber and is used in windbreaks.
It adapts to adverse sites but is not salt tolerant. Very resistant to
insect and diseases, can be used in privacy or wind screens in place
of Austrian pine.
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