PINUS radiata

Commonly known as Insignis pine, Monterey pine

(Syn. Insignis) - the very best tall growing windbreak in an exposed position
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PINUS radiata

 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £12.50 each , 10+ £12.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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
  • 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. - Endangered
  • 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
  • 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
    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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