General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 40-80 feet
Plant Spread: 40-60 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruiting Time: Winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Stone Pine
  • Italian Stone Pine
  • Umbrella Pine
  • Parasol Pine
  • Pignolia Nut Pine

Comments:
  • Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Oct 15, 2013 8:08 PM concerning plant:
    Native to the eastern Mediterranean and cultivated for thousands of years as a source of Pine (Pignoli) nuts. Now widely cultivated worldwide.

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