Austrian Pine Tree

Austrian Pine Tree

Austrian Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus nigra
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including clay
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Densely conical when young; broad, flat topped tree with short trunk and low spreading branches
Height:   30 to 60'
Weight:   20 to 40'
Leaf:   3 to 6" stiff needles in pairs; dark green to almost black green; sharp to the touch
Flower/Fruit:   2 to 3" cones
Comments:    Picturesque with age; withstands city conditions; heat and drought tolerant; salt tolerant; some times listed as P. nigra var. nigra or P. nigra var. austriaca; easy to transplant
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Arnold Sentinel