Pine cones

Discussion in 'Plants: Science and Cultivation' started by TreeHugger44, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. TreeHugger44

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    What does it mean when pines cones only grow near the top of the tree? Is it an old wives tale of a long cold winter coming? Just curious.
     
  2. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    It means it is the best place for seeds to disperse from - the higher they fall from, the further from the parent tree that they'll blow.

    Absolutely nothing to do with future weather at all!
     

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