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Pinus praetermissa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Slender needles; light brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Shade tree

Zones: 8-9

Description: This little-known pine tree is from dry sites in central Mexico and was only named in 1990. It grows to 70 ft (21 m), often with a twisted or contorted trunk. The needles grow to 6 in (15 cm) and are very slender. The glossy light brown cones usually occu

Growth Habit: Rounded crown

Comments: Little known pine tree, named only in 1990

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