1664, John Evelyn, Sylva; or, A Discourse of Forest-Trees and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty’s Dominions (third edition, 1679), page 2.
These [trees] we shall divide into the greater and more ceduous…and such as are sative and hortensial.
1725, Bradley’s Family Dictionary, “Pine”.
The wild Pine differs no otherwise from the Sative.
Origin of sative
- From the Latin satīvus (“that may be sown or planted”).