Chir Pine (Pinus roxburghii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 90 to 150 feet
Plant Spread: 40 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Shade Tree
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Zone 9b. Branches are very far up the trunks.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Roxburghii or ??? by KAMasud Nov 9, 2012 1:14 PM 5
Please ID these plants. by KAMasud Apr 18, 2013 8:34 AM 71

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