Pine trees can be identified by examining their needles, bark, cones and growth form and comparing the results to a field guide or dichotomous key. Additionally, considering the geographic location of the trees can reduc...
Pine trees grow primarily in the Northern Hemisphere. Several species of pine have been artificially introduced to select temperate and subtropical regions in the Southern Hemisphere.
Trees are either deciduous, ones that drop their leaves during autumn, or coniferous, characterized by needle-like leaves that do not drop off annually. Deciduous trees include the walnut, beech, hackberry, linden and el...
Pine trees have adapted to winter weather and a shorter growing season with a conical tree shape that allows them to shed snow, and by staying green year-round so they can produce food through photosynthesis early in spr...
To draw a simple pine tree, fill in a large cone with smaller cones stacked atop one another, add detail by etching jagged lines which follow along the curve of each inner cone to create boughs, and draw an additional co...
Pine trees are relatively hardy and require very little care or fertilization. However, they can benefit from a complete fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium.
Pine trees are found in such places as Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States and Canada. Pines are mostly native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are 115 types of pine trees found all over the world.