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Pinus nig Black Prince
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Pinus nigra 'Black Prince'


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 

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
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Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Evergreen Evergreen
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Needs full sun Needs full sun