A gorgeous specimen tree that grows to 60 feet tall and about 30-40 feet wide with a open, sometimes multi trunked, growth habit. The bark peels and flakes off like a sycamore. lower limbs can become brittle and break off in heavy snow or ice. Slow growing.
These are the trees that make up the bulk of the Ouachita Forrest. Tall and open to about 70 feet tall and 30 feet wide. Resistant to most diseases and insects, strong branches, and makes a good lawn tree but difficult to move once established. Very drought tolerant.
A classic pine that grows fast to a dense 50 by 20 feet. Loves hot dry weather and alkaline soils.
Fast grower to 80 feet tall and 40 feet wide. Loose form. They naturally shed lower branches with age. They provide light shade and have a moderate root system, so they are a good tree to garden under. Good for quick screening and shade.
Short, usually 3 to 8 feet, symmetrical shrub with a rounded top. Usually tight growth and less than 10 feet wide. Several good dwarf selections exist.
Usually under 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide and often with a leaning or bending trunk. Almost a natural Bonsai. Requires more water in summer than most pines.
I hope this has encouraged some of you to keep pines in you mind when selecting plants. This list is but a fraction of the Pines available, and a fraction of the pines well suited for Oklahoma. So do your research and find a good local nursery, you will have to live with you decision for many years.