Why do pine trees stay green all year long?

Answer Pine trees belong to a group of trees classified as evergreens. Evergreen trees retain most of their green needles throughout the year. The waxy, thick, green needle-shaped leaves help the tree by... Read More »

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Why Do Pine Trees Stay Green?

Pine trees, like all evergreens, have evolved to cope with cold, dry climates without losing their leaves. There may only be about 115 species of pines, but they make up for it with their ubiquity ... Read More »

Why are coniferous trees green all year long?

Coniferous trees, other than those that are deciduous such as the baldcypress tree [Taxodium distichum] look green all year long because they drop and regrow their foliage in the course of more tha... Read More »

How long does it take pine trees to grow?

Pine trees come in many shapes, sizes and types. The sugar pine is the largest one, growing more than 100 feet high, and the smallest types reach nearly 30 feet high. It takes 10 to 15 years for a... Read More »

How long do pine trees live?

The common pine tree, or longleaf pine tree, was once one of the most plentiful trees in the southeastern United States. Longleaf Pines can take between 100 and 150 years to reach full maturity and... Read More »