PINUS nigra

Commonly known as Austrian pine

(Syn. austriaca) - Domed tree with dense, spreading branches
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dense, straight, rigid, dark green leaves 8-16cm (3-6in) long are carried in pairs
  • Height
    30m (100ft)
  • Spread
    6-8m(20-26ft)
  • Conifer
    Long-ovoid, yellow-brown female cones are 6-8cm (2½-3in) long
  • Tree
    Fissured, dark brown bark, brown shoots, and broadly ovoid, abruptly acute buds with papery scales
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PINUS nigra

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £13.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, sawfly larvae, pine shoot moth, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Austria, southern Europe, southeastern Europe, Carpathians
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Filiform
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Any well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
30m (100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-8m(20-26ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
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3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
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