Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) is a tree that can reach up to 125 feet with a width of 30-40 feet. It takes 100-150 years to reach its mature size. It will tolerate, full sun to partial shade and prefers sandy soil. It is drought tolerant once it's established in the landscape. Spiny 6-10 inch cones will appear and it drops needles seasonally. It's the most disease, pest and fire-resistant pines in our area.