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Pinus pinea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Fissured reddish gray bark; bright green needles; brown cones with edible nuts

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

Zones: 8-10

Description: From southern Europe and Turkey, this is a very flat-topped conifer to 80 ft (24 m) with fissured reddish gray bark and is often found with a leaning trunk. Its needle leaves are bright green, in pairs. The rounded cones are resinous, shiny and brown, pro

Growth Habit: Flattened crown

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