A Pinus sabiniana in Visalia is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 120 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 178 inches and a crown spread of 77 feet.
- Very drought resistant.
- Shape: Conical
- Foliage: Evergreen Needle, Gray Green, No Change,
- Height: 60 - 70 feet.
- Width: 15 - 20 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Purple or Yellow. Flowers in Spring
- Fruit: Brown Cone, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.
- Bark: Black or Dark Brown, Fissured.
- Shading Capacity: Moderately Low in Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 3 - 10 and 14 – 21, USDA Hardiness 8 - 9.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Texas Root Rot and Verticillium
- Susceptible: Aphids, California Five Spined Engraver Beetle and IPS, Pitch Canker, Mistletoe, Western Gall Rust and Oak Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium Weak
- Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: Low.
- Attracts: Birds and Squirrels.
SelecTree. "Pinus sabiniana Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 1, 2018.
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