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Pinus rad Aurea
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Pinus radiata 'Aurea'


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 

General attributes

Text Yellow Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Open space planting Open space planting
Evergreen Evergreen
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune