looking for a pine tree for lake edge og lake austin - Knowledgebase Question

austin, tx
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Question by drddunn
July 22, 2006
could you please advise for a large pine tree that could be planted next to lake austin. looking for an evergreen

Answer from NGA
July 22, 2006

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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