Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Mature Height - Mature Width - Longevity - Up to 960 years recorded for a tree in the wild on Mt. Pollino at Pollino National Park in southern Italy.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Fruit - Cones are solitary or 3-whorled, ovoid, 4-5" long, yellow-brown with a short, acute umbo. Cones are listed a purple-blue in youth.Leaf - Fall Color - Lustrous dark green, dentate with stomatal lines on all surfacesBark - Ash gray bark, the fissures exposing yellow-gray patchesOther Features - var. leucodermis is slower growing and has smoother, more whitish bark than the species.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Reported as resistant to Diplodia blight and salt tolerantStrength - 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 heldreichii.