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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Pinus ponderosa var. scopulorum Engelm.
Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine, Interior ponderosa pine, Ponderosa pine
USDA Symbol: PIPOS
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May
AZ , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , SD , TX , UT , WY Canada: AB Native Habitat:
High elevation, Hillsides, Slopes USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Cold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Maintenance: Prevent complete soil dryness, Prune to maintain shape, Remove dead growth, Fertilize 3 times a year with lawn fertilizer 3:1:2 ratio
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2012-04-30
Research By: TWC Staff