Red Pine has sharp, long needles that grow from 4-6" long and display a yellow-green to dark green color.
Red Pine is typically used for lumber purposes including the creation of structural beams, bridges, and railway ties. This pine also serves as snowbreaks, windbreaks, and Christmas trees.
Many animals like red squirrels, ravens, owls, hawks, and others use the Red Pine for nesting. A number of birds are also attracted to its seeds.
History & Lore
The Red Pine is considered a North American native pine. It can be commonly found in Newfoundland, Canada, and the state of Virginia in the U.S.