Could pine trees grow if the moon disappeared, like evolve or something. (Forget about all the other problems it creates,)?

Can anyone tell me, theoretically, if the sun just disappeared (Forget about all the other problems it creates, could pine trees evolve and survive? it's for a story I'm writing, it's an alternate universe were the sun and moon are smaller and not as important. The moon doesn't effect the sea and... show more Can anyone tell me, theoretically, if the sun just disappeared (Forget about all the other problems it creates, could pine trees evolve and survive?

it's for a story I'm writing, it's an alternate universe were the sun and moon are smaller and not as important.
The moon doesn't effect the sea and stuff like that.
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