of Tree Identification
19, 2007 08:33 PST
I've been seeing a large conifer and I'm not sure of its
Having seen them from Ms., to Florida, I thought they might be
Usually there located at an old farmhouse, or an old homestead.
stopped, measured and photographed the largest one I've seen to
Located on Hwy 90 in Northwest Florida at a place called Pea
tree is growing on a old Homestead adjacent to a Farmhouse.
Height ~77', and Spread 57'. A conical shaped tree with dark
needles, cinnamon bark and 1&1/2" long pine cones
attached to the ends
of branches. Ed, I send some photos so you guys can id this
19, 2007 19:21 PST
Looks like Cunninghamia lanceolata to me.
20, 2007 06:50 PST
Nice Cunninghamia lanceolata (China-fir). I've seen the
planted widely throughout the southeast, but I've never
seen one with
that large a diameter. However, I've read they can grow
far larger in
their native east Asia.
20, 2007 10:04 PST