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Author:USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND.
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Pinus contorta murrayana (Lodgepole Pine seed) Sheffield`s Seed Co., Inc.

Pinus contorta

var. murrayana

Lodgepole Pine, Sierra Lodgepole Pine

  • Pinus contorta var. murrayana

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
7
Item ID:

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Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Pinus contorta var. murrayana, also known as the Sierra Lodgepole Pine or Lodgepole Pine, is a highly versatile and beautiful ornamental tree that is commonly used by the horticulture industry. This plant is widely available in plant nurseries and can be used as a natural landscaping tree, in traditional and wildlife gardens, or as larger bonsai specimens. Medicinally, the Lodgepole Pine has been used for centuries by Native American tribes who valued its antiseptic and healing properties. The turpentine obtained from the resin of the tree has a wide range of beneficial effects and can be used to treat a variety of ailments, including kidney and bladder complaints, rheumatic affections, and respiratory complaints. The tree itself is highly adaptable and can thrive in a variety of soil types, although it is intolerant to shade and requires a minimum of 100 frost-free days per year. Its rapid growth rate, impressive height, and attractive yellow flowers make it an excellent addition to any landscape.

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