Geographical origins: Rocky escarpments of Corsica.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 40 m (131'), width up to 15 m (49,2').
Type of soil: Any.
Hardiness: Hardy to -24°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The name immediately brings to mind images of huge cathedrals against the blue sky in the beautiful countryside of Corsica. This tree is used a lot in forestation for its rectitude and its growth. The needles of the Corsican pine are twisted unlike those of the Pine of Calabria. In both cases, they come in pairs.
• Pine Trees catalogue
• Conifers catalogue