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Pinus roxburghii

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Long, sharp, pointed, pendulous leaves; light brown cones

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

Zones: 6-11

Description: This is a broad-crowned tree from the foothills of the Himalayas, growing to 100 ft (30 m), with mottled gray and light brown bark. The sharp-pointed leaves are quite long, reaching 12 in (30 cm) and tending to be pendulous. These are shed in dry periods.

Growth Habit: Broad crown

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