Mexican White Pine
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, 50' in 25-40 yearsMature Height - 30-50'Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - MonoeciousFruit - 6-14" long, 3-4" wide curved cylindrical cones, pendulous, borne singly or in groups.Leaf - Fall Color - Blue-green, evergreen.Bark - Thin smooth grayish when young, becoming darker with age.Other Features - Beautiful 4-7" long, 0.04" wide thinnish, arching, blue-green finely toothed needles that persist 3-4 years.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted because of wide-spreading and moderately deep root system with only a vestige of a taproot. Best growth on fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Can tolerate some shade.Native Habitat - Zones 7-9, Guatemala, southern Mexico. Intoduced in 1840.Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Pine.- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.- Other plants of the genus Pinus.- Other plants of the species Pinus ayacahuite.