The Q&A Archives: Austrian Black Pine

Question: Is COMPACT AUSTRIAN BLACK PINE recommended for Las Vegas, Nevada?

Answer: Pinus nigra will not grow well in your climate - the heat is more than it can stand! A better choice is Pinus edulis, the Pinon, or nut pine. It's perfectly adapted to desert climates. Pinon is a slow growing tree, bushy, with horizontal branches and a rounded look.

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