Life Style / Christmas Trees / Ponderosa Pine
Ponderosa Pine: Pinus ponderosa - needles lighter colored than Austrian Pine; good needle retention; needles 5'' - 10'' long.
Riding The Pine: Refers to a player who is sitting on the bench, often because he is underperforming.
Ropiness: Paint dries with a stringy look because it did not flow evenly onto the surface.
Red Pine: Pinus resinosa - dark green needles 4''-6'' long; big and bushy.
Porcupine Provision: Often used in risk arbitrage. See: Shark repellent.
Piney: Introduced by the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in 1947. Has the synonym name G-135. Reported as derived from an open pollinated seed of Merrimac. Vigorous and productive the varie . . . View Full Definition
Scotch Pine: Scotch or Scots pine is an introduced species which has been widely planted for the purpose of producing Christmas trees. It is an extremely hardy species which is adaptable to a wide variet . . . View Full Definition
Pinenc: Minor grape grown in the Pyrenees region of France and one of the grapes used to create a red wine blend known as 'Madiran'. The grape is also known as Fer, (or Fer Servadou) and also, in ot . . . View Full Definition
Spine: A thick, stiff hair or bristle.
Virginia Pine: The Virginia pine's needles occur in pairs. They are twisted and range from 1.5 to 3'' in length. They are relatively short when compared to those of other pines. Loblolly needles, by compar . . . View Full Definition