Pinus jeffreyi Pinus jeffreyi Pinus jeffreyi
Common Name Jeffrey Pine
Latin Name Pinus jeffreyi
Native Habitat Dry slopes of mountains of California. from 5,000 to 9,000 feet
Soil Dry to moist, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam, limestone, low to some organic content, well drained
Water Once to twice per month depending on soil in hot weather
Height X Width To 40 feet X 20 feet , 200 feet tall unusual
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen, long needle-like leaves
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird, Fragrant, Mountain, Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Long dark green needles, fragrant
Nature Value Nuts eaten by squirrels
Native American Uses Nuts eaten raw or baked, crystallized sap eaten as candy
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Note: Moderate pollinator