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What Are Baby Pine Trees Called?

By S.F. Heron ; Updated September 21, 2017
Nurseries often sell small seedling pines for planting around the home.
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Baby pine trees are called seedlings. Foresters use seedlings to regenerate pine tree forests after mature tree removal. Baby pine trees become saplings when the plant reaches 1 to 2 feet high and about 1 inch in diameter.