Pinus ayacahuite

Mexican White Pine

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, 50' in 25-40 years
Mature Height - 30-50'
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Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious
Fruit - 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.
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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.
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