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Pinus nigra



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Pinus nigra
Austrian pine

An adaptable evergreen with a uniformly pyramidal habit in youth that becomes flat-topped and umbrella-like with maturity. Unfortunately the dark green foliage is quite susceptible to Diplodia tip blight.

Habit:Pyramidal form in youth, developing a broad, flat-topped umbrella-like crown in old age; horizontal or slightly drooping lateral branches; lower branches are lost with age
Size:50-60' high
Color:Rich dark green
Texture:Medium-coarse
Hardiness:Zone 4b USDA
Habitat:Caucasus - Asia Minor - Balkans - Italy - Spain
Family:Pinaceae

 
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