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Pinus cembroides


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Short gray-green leaves; pale yellow to glossy brown cones; edible nuts

Uses: Conifer gardens Windbreaks Nut production

Zones: 7-8

Description: This is a small tree to around 25 ft (8 m) tall from Mexico and just across the border into southern USA. It has a rounded crown and short gray-green leaves. The oval cones are symmetrical and pale yellow to glossy brown. The edible nuts are high in prote

Growth Habit: Rounded crown

Comments: Cultivars available

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