Pine Trees
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Further info on identity of pine tree.

Zone 45432 | AggieLou added on August 7, 2018 | Answered

Am attaching a close up of needles on this tree. The answer was helpful. If it's the African fern pine the 2 large ones are very close together. I walked around the area where they are and there are a couple more small ones that do not look as good as these 2. Not sure if you are local but these are in Beavercreek OH. There is a newer subdivision bordering I675. There is a deep retention area in middle of 2 plants perhaps 2 acres. Runoff collects here from the plats, a creek and I675 via culverts. Ducks, cranes etc. inhabit area also. The reason for explanation is that it is perhaps more protected here and a bit warmer than I'd they were out in open country. I loved them and had not seen any like them before and wondered where to get one for my yard! Looking inside T trunk and how branches come out from trunk it looks very much like a long needle pine I have. Thanks

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drtreelove
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Answered on August 8, 2018

Not African fern pine. You're right it looks like bald cypress. I'm not sure, And no I'm not local but a California arborist.

http://www.siebenthaler.com/garden-centers/beavercreek-garden-center/

https://www.beavercreekohio.gov/146/Tree-Advisory-Board

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