Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife

Identifying Common Longleaf Pine Planting Mistakes

Longleaf seedlings. Photo credit: David Dickens, University of Georgia,

Successfully planting longleaf pine requires attention to detail. Recognizing mistakes may mean the difference between moving forward with a successful stand or starting over. Here is what you should be looking for: It is highly recommended that you work with your planting contractor so that you can check in during the planting process. If you’re […]

Differentiating Between Loblolly, Longleaf, and Other Southern Pines in the Woods

Loblolly Pine. Photo Credit: A.C. Moore Herbarium, University of South Carolina.

Traveling throughout South Carolina, there is no question you will encounter pine trees. Depending on the region of the state you are traveling through, you may be seeing several different species. Still, no matter where you find yourself, once you step out into the woods, you most certainly will find there are more species present […]