The Q&A Archives: looking for a pine tree for lake edge og lake austin

Question: could you please advise for a large pine tree that could be planted next to lake austin. looking for an evergreen

Answer: Deborah,

Pine trees in general really struggle in the high pH soils and hot climate of central Texas. Itallian stone pine might be a good choice. Afghan pine grows there two but has quite a few disease and insect related issues.

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