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Pinus nigra

Common Name(s):
Austrian pine
Cultivar(s):
Arnold Sentinel, Globosa, Hornibrookiana , Monstrosa
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Picturesque with age; withstands city conditions; heat and drought tolerant; salt tolerant; some times listed as P. nigra var. nigra or P. nigra var. austriaca; easy to transplant. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
30-60 ft.
Flower:
2 to 3 in. cones
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Densely conical when young; broad, flat topped tree with short trunk and low spreading branches; semi-round top
Width:
20-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3 to 6 in. stiff needles in pairs; dark green to almost black green; sharp to the touch
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2101

Pinus nigra Pinus nigra