Description: An attractive, fast growing tree with deeply fissured, dark brown bark and a dense head of branches. Slender leaves are dark green and the cones are glossy greyish-brown.
History: Native to western America and introduced in 1833 by David Douglas.
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 4m