Ponderosa Pine, Western Yellow Pine, North Plateau Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa ponderosa

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Botanical Name:

Pinus ponderosa ponderosa

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Pinus

Species:

ponderosa

Subspecies:

ponderosa

Common Name:

Ponderosa Pine, Western Yellow Pine, North Plateau Ponderosa Pine

Seeds Per Pound:
7,780
Quantity:
0.02 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
9
Germination:
56%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
120 feet
Collection Locale:
Idaho
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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In Stock: 0.02 lb
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  • Pinus ponderosa subsp. ponderosa

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* P. ponderosa subsp. ponderosa. The 'North Plateau' group includes populations formerly assigned to P. washoensis H. L. Mason & Stockwell (which is arguably a distinct taxon at the varietal rank), as well as those conventionally assigned to P. ponderosa subsp. ponderosa from British Columbia, western Montana, Idaho, and Washington, Oregon, California & Nevada east of the Cascades crest. more...
* An infusion of the dried buds has been used as an eye wash.
* Ponderosa pine was employed medicinally by several native North American Indian tribes, who valued it especially for its antiseptic and vulnerary properties, using it to treat a range of skin problems, cuts, wounds, burns etc. more...