The Ponderosa Pine is liked by many as its bark has a sweet smell of vanilla or butterscotch. Along with that, it is know to live us to 500+ years. It displays green/yellow-green needles that are about 5-7" long with red-brown cones 3-6" long.
Ponderosa Pine is commonly used for lumber.
The seeds that this pine produces feeds many birds and small animals.
History & Lore
The Ponderosa Pine was named by David Douglas, a scottish botanist. Native Americans were known to use the pines' seeds in bread or to eat them raw.