Geographical origins: Mountainous areas of Italy and the Balkans.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 35 m, width up to 20 m. Its trunk can attain more than 2 m in diameter.
Type of soil:
Hardiness: Extremely hardy to -45°C.
Exposure: Full light.
Properties and uses:
This very decorative pine has smooth white and grey bark, which turns scaly with time. Its needles are medium sized and dark green in colour. Its cones grow in groups and have a dark blue/violet tinge before reaching maturity. Its beauty is best shown off when planted alone in a large garden or park.
• Pine Trees catalogue
• Conifers catalogue