Scientific Name: Pinus
A Tree of Many Leaves
Pine trees actually have 4 types of leaves although the most commonly considered is only 1 type – the needle!
There are over 125 species of Pine Trees.
A Northern Delight
Pine trees predominantly can be found in the Northern Hemisphere, they prefer full sun and dry soil when they are mature, some requiring hardly any water.
A Mathematical Wonder
The spiral growth of branches, needles, and cone scales of a Pine Tree are arranged in Fibonacci number ratios.