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An evergreen tree reaching a height of 20-25 m.
Moderately resistant to frost.
Perennial. The tree can withstand drought periods of up to 4-6 months.
Michoacan pine, Ocote, Mocochtaj.
Michoacan pine can be found in central and western Mexico at elevations from 700 to 2300 m. The tree occur naturally within the latitudinal range of 16-23°N. It can be found in a range of different environments, from steep rocky slopes to flat plains. It is fire resistant. Annual wood production potential is 6-12 m3/ha.
Webb D 1984 pp 218 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, DEP, LIG, KTMP, USE]
INSPIRE species 135 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, DEP, LIG, USE]
Morandini R 1961 pp 131 [TEMP, USE, RAIN]
Serrano C 1978 pp 23-25 [RAIN, TEMP, TEXT, PH, DRA, DEP, FER]