The 7 Best Pinecones
The Heavyweight Coulter Pine: Coulter pines, native to the mountains of southern California and Baja California produce the most-massive cones of any pine species.
The Pyro Lodgepole Pine: Lodgepole pines grow in fire-prone areas of the western United States and are specially adapted to natural wildfire regimes.
The Tastiest Pinyon Pine: Then you can probably thank the Italian stone pine or the Korean pine for their tasty commercialized seeds.
The Popular Monterey Pine: Although the beautiful Monterey pine has a native range of only a few specific regions along the California coast.
The Old Bristlecone Pine: The Great Basin bristlecone pine has the longest life span of any non-clonal organism.
The Lengthy Sugar Pine: The sugar pine is one of the tallest and most-massive pine species, reaching up to 70 meters tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3.5 meters.