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Pinus torreyana


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Long green leaves; oval glossy brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Shade tree

Zones: 8-10

Description: This is the rarest pine in North America, growing in only 2 small areas of California, at Del Mar and on Santa Rosa Island. A drought-tolerant species that, in the wild, reaches 50 ft (15 m) and is often contorted, it can be very straight and twice as hig

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Very rare tree

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