The loblolly pine(Pinus Taeda), sometimes known in French as the incense pine, is native to the south-eastern region of the United States. Pinus taeda is from the Pinaceae family and was introduced to Europe in 1713.
Loblolly pine is wind resistant: an advantage in global warming. Plus, its quality wood is highly valued in carpentry and interior joinery.
Loblolly pine is a demanding, coniferous tree which, when planted in its preferred soil, has high growth potential. It has very good wind resistance. The loblolly pine prefers deep, acidic, well-drained soil with a good water supply. It is a full-light species that needs a rainfall of at least 800mm over the year. It is very sensitive to drought and does not tolerate dry soil, but can acclimatise in altitudes up to 440m.
The yellow-white matt-gloss heartwood of the loblolly pine is durable. The heartwood is reddish and the sapwood is thick. It is easy to saw and dries without warping or splitting. The loblolly pine is an excellent wood for carpentry and interior joinery. It is also used for panelling, pallets, and paper pulp. Loblolly pine wood is high-quality, light, and very flexible yet strong.
The loblolly pine symbolises immortality. Its persistent foliage and resin lend to its symbolism in many cultures. For an unforgettable birthday gift, give a loblolly pine and wish a long life to a loved one. Express your best wishes in a special way through a unique and original gift! Offer a birthday tree, offer a loblolly pine planted in the forest!