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Pinus peuce

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Description

Adaptable; more narrow and smaller branches than P. cembra. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Does best in moist soil, but with good drainage.

Cultivars:
  • Narrow form
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • Narrow form
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    peuce
    Dimensions:
    Height: 30 ft. 0 in. - 60 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 20 ft. 0 in. - 30 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Columnar
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    3 to 6 in. cylindrical cones, single or cluster of 3 to 4; becomes light brown
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    3 to 4 in. straight, stiff, dark green needles in bundles of 5. Dark green on top and grayish-green on the underside. The overall effect is blue-green
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer