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Pinus gerardiana

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Fine stiff leaves; large cones hold edible seeds

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Windbreaks Timber tree

Zones: 7-9

Description: A native of the Himalayas, especially its valleys, this is a small to medium tree growing to 70 ft (21 m). It has stiff leaves of moderate length. The large cone holds up to 200 edible seeds, 3?4 in (18 mm) long, that are a very important food source for

Growth Habit: Rounded crown

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