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Pinus halepensis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Curved and twisted leaves; cones persist for many years

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Windbreaks Shade tree Timber tree

Zones: 8-11

Description: This is a Mediterranean tree to 60 ft (18 m), often with few low branches and a flattened top or umbrella shape. The leaves are 4 in (10 cm) long and often curved and twisted. The medium cones, often bent back along the branches, persist for many years. I

Growth Habit: Flattened crown

Comments: Has naturalized in parts of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

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