PINUS patula

Commonly known as Jelecote pine, Mexican weeping pine

A graceful tree with spreading branches and pendulous drooping foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves are carried in threes, rarely fours or fives, are slender, light green and pendent and are 15-30cm (6-12in) long
  • Height
    15-20m (49-65ft)
  • Spread
    6-10m (20-33ft)
  • Conifer
    Stalkless, long-conical, yellow to chestnut-brown female cones 6-10cm (2½-4in) long
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Frost tender when young
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
    Sheltered site

PINUS patula

Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, sawfly larvae, pine shoot moth,
    Place of origin
    Central Mexico
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
    Half hardy (down to 0)
    Young plants
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Any well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
Pinus - Growing Guide

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