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Deep blue skies above the tall pines in N. Florida today.
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Feb 18 2013 07:24 GMT junne PRO
such a thick trunk on the bottom
Feb 18 2013 07:26 GMT Labkhand
petfect pine shot
Feb 18 2013 09:00 GMT Bellavista
Larry, I have seen in San Francisco in a shop on the Pier 39 small living Red Wood seedlings, they are in small bottles like a test tube. Each costs about 10 S. But I have no place in my garden for it. But you could plant some, really fun, they are already 3 years later a lovely tree!
Feb 18 2013 10:36 GMT skyball
They certainly look tall Larry!!..a nice angle shot!!!!......
Feb 18 2013 14:38 GMT peterpinhole
Nicely taken of this giant!
Feb 18 2013 15:11 GMT hans55 PRO
a looooong tree !!
Feb 18 2013 15:41 GMT wijnie58
Thats indeed a giant tree, Larry..:-))
Feb 18 2013 16:10 GMT martini957
Totally cool
Feb 18 2013 16:19 GMT gtc126
Beautiful Capture, super angle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb 18 2013 18:24 GMT Studio88
Larry, Great Shot - Wore a Jacket for the first time since I relocated in Paradise ;-)
Feb 18 2013 19:00 GMT Empty
Lovin' the composition Larry....nicely taken. !!!! If I remember correctly, Florida has some rather Nice Pine forrests.. :-)
Feb 19 2013 01:09 GMT larrybenedict
Günter, it's a pretty tall tree. The tree is probably older than my house (built in 1957) and there was probably more competition for sunlight when this tree was small. Although this is near the edge of my back lawn near the house, the woods here are fairly dense, so the trees grow taller than they would if they didn't have to compete for the ample sunshine here.
Feb 19 2013 01:10 GMT larrybenedict
Thank you Labkhand
Feb 19 2013 01:12 GMT larrybenedict
Bea, I don't think Redwood trees would grow here, but they might!!!
Feb 19 2013 01:13 GMT larrybenedict
Geoff, they are tall. :-)
Feb 19 2013 01:18 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks Peter. There are some on the property that are much larger in diameter, but no taller. There must be a point at which trees do not grow taller before they start putting on weight....kinda like people :-))
Feb 19 2013 01:19 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks Glenn. The angle was the trick in this photo.
Feb 19 2013 01:27 GMT larrybenedict
Thank you Patrick. Yes, there are lots and lots of pine forest here. They are a renewable resource and there are lots of tree farms (and National Forest) here....and many varieties of pine trees and each variety is planted (partially determined ???) by the soil type here which varies from sandy to clay.
Feb 19 2013 21:42 GMT pauli3522
what a huge tree....amazing...they must be very very oldddddddddddd
Feb 20 2013 00:37 GMT larrybenedict
Paulina, this one is probably older than me, and I'm probably twice as old as you. :-)
Feb 23 2013 10:09 GMT Bellavista
I found a website for you for exotic seeds...
50 seeds of Giant Sequoia or Coast Redwood is only S 3.29 and many interesting plants! Have a look at this website!
would I have a big property like you, I would try to plant so many interesting plants!
Feb 23 2013 16:06 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks Bea.