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Pinus nigra

Also called European Black Pine


Pinus nigra - Austrian Pine

Pinus nigra - Austrian Pine

More About Pinus nigra

  • Broad, upright pyramidal in youth, rounded and flat-topped with maturity
  • Two, dark green, stiff, evergreen needles per bundle, up to 12 cm long
  • A large evergreen, good as a specimen or as a screen

Zone:

4

Height:

16-18 m

Spread:

12-15 m
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Austrian Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinching the candles in mid-spring will encourage a more compact form. An excellent evergreen for large lawns, parks or woodland areas.


Pinus nigra Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Rounded
Upright
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus nigra

Pinus strobus

Pinus strobus

Eastern White Pine

Pinus resinosa

Pinus resinosa

Red Pine

Pinus ponderosa

Pinus ponderosa

Ponderosa Pine

Pinus sylvestris

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine