Ocote Chino, Oocarpa Pine, Mexican Yellow Pine, Hazelnut Pine Pinus oocarpa - Pinus oocarpoides
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Ocote Chino, Oocarpa Pine, Mexican Yellow Pine, Hazelnut Pine
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La Esperanza, Honduras
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In Stock: 2.04 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Pinus oocarpa ( Pino Amarillo , pino avellano ) or ( Mexican yellow pine , hazelnut pine ) is a tree native to the New World . It appears that it was the progenitor (original) species that served as the ancestor for some of the other pines of Mexico.
* In El Salvador, it occurs with Pinus maximinoi on Cerro el Pital in La Palma town and above, at 900-1500 m elevation. While you're there, from 1500-2500 m the forest is mixed with Pinus tecunumanii and Pinus pseudostrobus var. apulcensis, and above 2000 m it is easy to find pure and mixed forests of Pinus ayacahuite var. ayacahuite (Fernando Tobar email 2008.11.12). more...
* It is an important source of commercial timber in Honduras and Central America. P. oocarpa was introduced for commercial production of wood for the paper industry: in Ecuador, Kenya, Zambia, Colombia, Bolivia, Queensland (Australia), Brazil and South Africa. Due to the amount of resin within the tree, many Central Americans will use small shavings to start cooking fires. more...