Swiss Stone Pine Tree

Swiss Stone Pine Tree

Swiss Stone Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus cembra
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Narrow columnar pyramid; dense; becomes open and flat topped with spreading drooping branches; picturesque
Height:   30 to 40'
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   2 to 3" soft, stiff, straight needles in bundles of 5; dark green with 5 bluish white lines
Flower/Fruit:   2 to 3" terminal cones; greenish violet turning purplish brown; never open
Comments:    Plant in an open area; transplants well
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Compacta, Chalet