Austrian Black Pine - Knowledgebase Question

Las Vegas, NV
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Question by paulp9
August 13, 2003
Is COMPACT AUSTRIAN BLACK PINE recommended for Las Vegas, Nevada?

Answer from NGA
August 13, 2003
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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