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Pinus edulis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Stiff blue-green leaves; small cones with edible nuts

Uses: Conifer gardens Timber tree Windbreaks

Zones: 5-9

Description: Found on dry mountain slopes in southwestern USA and Mexico, this is a small tree with a rounded crown, covered with short, stiff, blue-green leaves. There is a small, symmetrical cone holding the edible nuts. These do not readily drop from the cone, but

Growth Habit: Rounded crown

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