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Pinus caribaea


Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Pinus
                        Specie: Pinus caribaea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Needles crowded at the tips; red-brown cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Windbreaks Timber tree

Zones: 9-12

Description: This tree is native to the Caribbean and grows to 100 ft (30 m). It has an open, broad and irregular crown, often at quite a height as the lower branches tend to shed off. The needles are 8 in (20 cm) long and tend to be crowded at the branch tips. Glossy

Growth Habit: Broad irregular crown

Comments: Can escape cultivation

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