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Austrian Pine Pinus nigra


  • Austrian Pine - Pinus nigra
  • Austrian Pine - Pinus nigra

Average Shipping Height: 6" - 1'
Item #1052
Member Price *
$3.49
Regular Price
$5.50
Quantity

Cannot ship to AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, ME, MT, OR, UT, WI
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Overview

The Austrian Pine grows in zones 4-7.
The Austrian pine has passed the test, just as it has for centuries in Europe. Since it was introduced to the U.S. in 1759, this pine has been planted as both a beautiful landscape tree — with its dense, dark green crown — and a working tree that restores strip mines and scarred land, stabilizes soil, and tames the wind.

  • Withstands city and seaside conditions and heat and drought
  • Grows well in clay and alkaline soils
  • Dense crown makes it ideal for windbreaks
  • Will be delivered at a height of 6"–1'  


Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height

50'–60'

Mature Spread

20'–40'

Growth Rate

Medium

Shape

Oval

Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought-tolerant, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

Birds and squirrels enjoy Austrian pine seeds. The large evergreens also provide shelter and nesting sites, particularly for birds such as owls.

History/Lore

The Austrian pine is a native of Austria, northern Italy and the former Yugoslavia. It was introduced to the United States in 1759. Its forebears were likely worshipped by the Romans over 2000 years ago. Over 217 million Austrian pines were planted during the nation's great dust bowl shelterbelt project. The species has thrived for over 200 years in some of the worst soil and climate conditions America has to offer.

Planting Instructions




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