Willamette Ponderosa Pine
Also called yellow pine, grows up to 65′ tall with dark brown furrowed bark that smells like vanilla on a warm day. It has long needles and pokey cones. Popular for its straight growth habit and jigsaw puzzle-shaped bark.
|Habitat Notes||Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Oak woodland; Upland Prairie and Oak Savanna. Native pine to Willamette Valley.|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011, 1996, 2010|
|Soil Tolerance||Wet to dry soils|
|Special Uses||Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Grown for timber production; Deer resistant (protect when young)|