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Pinus nigra: Austrian Pine Seeds

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Product Overview

Zones: 5 to 8
Mature Height:40 to 90 feet
Mature Spread: 35 feet

This handsome species is dense and cone-shaped when young, broadening at the top with age. May produce a number of low trunks. Deeply furrowed, gray and dark brown bark. Shiny, dark green needles to 6 1/2 inches. Used as a screen or specimen tree and also commonly planted in parks. Will tolerate cold and wind.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Austrian Pine has a moderate growth rate. Grows up to 90 feet in height and 35 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 8. Tolerant of urban, seaside, and other marginal environments. Few insects attack Austrian Pines.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 30 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 60 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.


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