Pinus wallichiana Pinus

Pinus

Bhutan Pine

Description: A very elegant large tree with graceful blue-green foliage forming a broad head with age. The trunk is smooth and dark grey at first, but later flaking off in plates. Small cones are produced in November adding another element of interest. In its natural habitat, Bhutan Pine can grow to a height of 50m.

History: Native to the Himalayas and introduced by A.B Jacks in 1823. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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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