Stone Pine (Pinus pinea)

Common names:
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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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Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Oct 15, 2013 8:08 PM

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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