Plants: Pinus austriaca - Austrian pine

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Pine trees are superb trees which grow in a wide climate scale - from cold northern countries to hot coastal sites. They are probably most beautiful in their natural environment.

Pinus austriaca - Austrian pine

Austrian pine was first classified by Austrian botanist Johann Arnold in 1785. This very hardy pine has average growth rate, dense habit, dark green needles about 10 cm long. It can stand alone as a superb specimen or use it as a windbreak. Will thrive in any semi-moist soil, always well-drained.

Synonym: Pinus nigra
Usual height and width: 20-30m
Leaves: conifer
Size/type: tall tree
Colour of leaves: green
Blooming time:
Location: full to partial sun
Flowers: insignificant or non-blooming
USDA zone (lowest): 3 (down to -40°C)
Belongs to categories: Conifers
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