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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Bull Pine Seedlings are a Beautiful Evergreen
Bull Pine Seedlings are transplanted when they are few years old and make excellent wind resistors when planted in a series. These trees are hardy and are planted in a place that might need shelter from the elements. Pines grow in many varieties, but the weathered look of a Bull Pine makes it hard to miss. It becomes best in places where the soil is drained and dry but will grow in dark spots too. The pine is such a common sight in the Southeast sometimes they go unnoticed but birds love to make the nest in these trees, and they use the nuts from the Bull Pine to eat. Pine needles shelter things on the ground from winters cold, but the Bull Pines branches block out the sun allowing very few plants to grow when in its shade range. The best soil is acidic and sunny. Bull Pines grow naturally all over the Southeast and are very pretty during the winter since they are evergreens. People use pines for Christmas trees, and the scent of the resin is familiar to almost everyone living within reach of them.
Bull Pine Trees are Hardy and Rarely Break in Extreme Weather Conditions
When the wind blows, the tree stands there like a wall that has been there forever. If you have ever traveled or lived in the Deep South, you have had the opportunity to experience the majesty of the Bull Pine. The Branches grow well above the surface of the earth, letting the tree stretch. Younger trees bear branches on the lower trunk but as they become the limbs move up with the tree. Branches fan out like arms stretched in a slightly upward sweep with needles that give it a rough snarly look.
Pick a spot where you might think nothing might grow, and you will find the Bull Pine. It grows in many climates but loves acidic soil. The tree is also called the Loblolly because it flourishes in damp areas. It becomes in groups and is cultivated by growers for its timber. Needles on this tree can expand between 4 to 9 inches in length, increasing in what scientist call fascicles. The needles are as burly as the tree looks, with bluish green twisted features.
The Bull pine has a characteristic cone shape with an orange-brown bark and a scaly appearance. The twigs tend to be stout with a rough brown tinge. The canopy has a lush green color while the tree produces a pleasant fragrance. It has shorter and narrower cones and scale prickles than other pine species. Bull pines thrive naturally in the extreme climates of the southwest mountains of Arizona and New Mexico.
Ideally, you should buy seedlings that are at least one year old. Plant the seedlings 1-3 meters apart. The bull pine is a fast-growing softwood and will reach 125 feet, depending on the soil and climate. It grows very fast, increasing its height by an average of 15 inches every year.
Bull pines prefer deep, well-drained acidic loam soils to establish their taproots. The seedlings should have access to direct sunlight and sufficient spacing for its roots to spread. It does well in zones 3-7.
Bull pine is one of the most robust pine species in the US. It is a low maintenance seedling that will grow with moisture from natural precipitation. It does not have many pests and withstands foraging by herbivores such as deer. It is resistant to mild ground fires because it suppresses undergrowth.
Use in landscaping
Use bull pine seedlings to form gorgeous rows of cone-shaped canopies on your premises. Young trees have a black bark that peels back as it matures to reveal a yellowish-orange color. It produces a sweetly fragrant, and soft whistling wind when mature. The bull pine can be planted in rows or clusters to serve as windbreakers for properties and plants. They are hardy plants that rarely break even in extreme weather. You can also use bull pine to create natural Christmas trees.
Bull pine trees and forests are popular with birds and animals that rely on the seeds as a source of food. The cones attract wild turkeys, grouse, red crossbills, grosbeaks, and small mammals such as chipmunks, rats, and squirrels. It is also a nesting ground for bald eagles and ospreys, which are attracted to the strong branches and well-aerated canopies. Brown-headed nuthatches may also scavenge insects on its trunk.
Bull pines are excellent sources of lumber. Bull pine plantations produce millions of lumber used to manufacture plywood and other materials used to make furniture in the US. It is grown in plantations in the south and is valued for its fast growth rate and upright stature. Most trees can grow up to 110 feet on good soil.
Quality lumber and firewood
Bull pine produces smooth grained timber with a natural yellowish or orange-brown color. Its wood is versatile and can be used for light structures, architectural designs, furniture, and exotic products. Processed lumber is used to design blinds, paneling, interior design, doors, and cabinets. Bull pine firewood burns easily with a clear flame. It is easy to season and can be used for home heating, camping, and outdoor fires.