Pinus nigra ‘Black Prince’ Pine

Description: A dwarf selection of Austrian black pine with a flattened-globose structure when young, later broadening and becoming somewhat pyramidal with age. The thin needles are dark-green, followed by whitish buds which can be pruned to keep the plant super compact.

History: Originated as a seedling selected in the mid-1990s by Don W. Hatch through Chantry Nursery, Honiton, Devon, UK.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.2m x 2m 

Attributes

  • Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Award-winning
  • Prefers full sun
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Drought tolerant

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