Pinus x holdfordiana Pinus

Pinus

Description: A large fast growing tree with wide spreading branches, orange brown bark and silvery green needles. Similar to wallichiana but with wider banana shaped resin flecked cones.

History: Originated in the Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire in about 1904.

Pinus Growing Tips: Requires moist but well-drained soil and a sunny position. Copes with all soil types. Ideal for coastal areas.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 3m

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • M Size: Medium
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green
  • Open space planting

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