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Southern Yellow Pine
Southern Yellow Pine is beautiful and full of color when planted in growth zones seven through nine. It can range wildly in height from eighty to one hundred and twenty feet tall. It does best in sandy or clay-like soils but can adapt to others. They are drought tolerant and will provide some much-needed coloration. The bark is rough, and the foliage is an amazing green color. During the fall, yellow will be the dominant color on this tree and will stand out in any area. It can grow three or more feet each year and is known for its height. These make outstanding trees and also work great for creating shade on large lawns. This is one of the easiest pine trees there is to grow as it does great in almost any type of conditions. They also provide gorgeous pine needles that paint a beautiful picture as they are a gorgeous green all year. They also look amazing covered in snow during the winter months of the year. These are fast growing, and they can grow up to three feet each year once they become established in their soil conditions. These trees also make and create spectacular borders for lawns, and it is great because of the pine needles this tree provides they can also be used for mulching in flower gardens and natural areas. These are very strong and hardy trees and can withstand all types of weather and storms. They also attract smaller wildlife and also a variety of birds.