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Austrian Pine

Pinus nigra

GIS Coordinate:
N40 20.970 W94 52.920

Trail Number:
G14

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Description

Family:
Pinaceae

Foliage:
Dark green needles, 6 inches long, two per bundle. Cones are 2-4 inches long and have scales tipped with tiny prickles

Native Locale:
Europe, from Austria to Central Italy, Greece and Yugoslavia

Mature Height:
50 to 60 feet

Mature Width:
20 to 40 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 3b to 7

Soil Preference:
Very tolerant of soils if moist

Growth Habit:
Densely pyramidal when young becoming a large, broad, flat topped tree with a rough, short trunk and low, stout, spreading branches

Rate of Growth:
Medium 35 to 50' over 20 to 30 years

Disease and Insect:
n/a

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

Photos

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