How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Pine cones
Pine cones

Pine—Pinus spp.
Family Pinaceae (Pine family)

Plant identification

Pines are mostly coniferous evergreen trees, but are also found as shrubs.

Optimum conditions for growth

Pines grow in several climatic zones varying by species. Plants do well in areas with full sun, and most species need little water once established. They do best in relatively well-drained soils.
Italian stone pine
Italian stone pine

Pests and disorders of Pinus spp.

Invertebrates

Invertebrates (cont.)

Diseases

Environmental disorders

Parasitic Plants

Weeds

Vertebrates


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