PINUS radiata

Commonly known as Insignis pine, Monterey pine

(Syn. Insignis) - the very best tall growing windbreak in an exposed position
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Carries leaves in threes. Leaves are slender, shiny, bright green, 10-15cm (4-6in) long
  • Height
    25-40m (80-130ft)
  • Spread
    8-12m (26-39ft)
  • Conifer
    Very oblique, ovoid, glossy, yellow-brown female cones 8-13cm (3-6in) long with 20 swollen outer scales. These can remain on the tree for 20-30 years.
  • Tree
    Heavily ridged, black bark, grey-green shoots and cylindrical buds
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PINUS radiata

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  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Good to know
    World's most widely-planted pine, under serious threats in its natural range
    Medicinal properties
    Place of origin
    Central coast of California, Mexico (Guadalupe and Cedros islands)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Any well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
    Becoming broadly domed
25-40m (80-130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8-12m (26-39ft)

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