Sugar Pine

Scientific Name: Pinus lambertiana
Genus: Pinus
Family: Pinaceae

Sugar Pine Sugar PineTallest of all the world’s pines, the Sugar Pine grows the largest cones – 15 to 24 inches long – of any conifer. Needles, usually twisted in bundles of five, are three to four inches thick and dark bluish-green. Its sap contains a sugary substance. Found in large areas of the Siskiyou and Klamath Mountains in Oregon, this species was selected as a replacement from the original planting list.