Pinus radiata ‘Aurea’ Pinus

Pinus

Description: An attractive conical shape when young, eventually forming a large, broad-topped tree, with very striking golden yellow foliage especially in the winter. Brown cones are produced in clusters on mature trees.

History: Raised in New Zealand around 1910.

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): 5m x 2m 

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Conical
  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • M Size: Medium
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Attractive bark
  • Open space planting

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