Austrian Pine

PINE: Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra)
Size Fast growing to 90’
Characteristics Needles stiff medium green color, 3.5 to 6.5 inches long.
Growing Conditions Full sun. Does well in ordinary to poor soil. Does equally well in limestone or acid soil. Can tolerate dry, rocky, and windy conditions.
Hardiness Zones Zone 4-8
Uses Good for city conditions. Will withstand smoke and smog. Used for freeway or highway planting, wind breaks, and screening. Good for timber, Christmas trees, and ornamental.

 

Pinus nigra needles - photo by Jean-Pol GRANDMONT

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