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Pinus contorta


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Stiff dark green needles; orange-brown cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Timber tree

Zones: 5-9

Description: This is a tall tree native to western North America, from Alaska down to Mexico. It is variable in shape and size depending on the subspecies, but is generally tall, straight and cone-shaped with dense, stiff, dark green needles and small, asymmetrical, o

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Can escape cultivation

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