With these characteristics: None
Pinaceae - Pine
Leaves: Needles in bundles of 2; 2" to 4" long; remain on tree 5-6 years.
Twigs/buds: Twigs whitish, with rough texture resembling a snake’s skin; thick. Buds brown; tips often whitish; egg-shaped to oblong, not resinous.
Flowers/fruit: Monoecious. Fruit a woody cone; 4" to 5" long; yellow-brown; purple when young.
Bark: Ash gray when older.
Wood: Information unavailable.
General: A native of the Balkans, Italy; should grow well in Utah. Similar to Austrian pine, but more compact. Salt tolerant. Shade intolerant.
Landscape Use: Not common in Utah, but should be planted more; tough. Several cultivars available, including a dwarf. Zones 5-7.
Cultivars: 'Green Bun', Satillit'.
- Pinaceae - Pine
- Cultivar Availability:
- Hardiness Zone:
- Utah Native:
- Growth Rate:
- Mature Height:
- Is Good Under Power Lines:
- Crown Shape:
- Fall Color:
- Poor Drainage: