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Pinus cembra

Common Name(s):
Arolla pine, Swiss stone pine
Cultivar(s):
Compacta, Chalet
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Plant in an open area; transplants well. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
30-40 ft.
Flower:
2 to 3 in. terminal cones; greenish violet turning purplish brown; never open
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Narrow columnar pyramid; dense; becomes open and flat topped with spreading drooping branches; picturesque
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2 to 3 in. soft, stiff, straight needles in bundles of 5; dark green with 5 bluish white lines
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2088

Pinus cembra Pinus cembra