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Pinus pinea: Italian Stone Pine Seeds

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Product Overview

Zones: 6 to 8
Mature Height: 80 feet
Mature Spread: 35 to 45

Italian Stone Pine is asymmetrical and flat-topped in habit with a dense crown. Native to the Mediterranean. An excellent landscape tree. It has 6-inch bright green stiff needles, 5-inch cones, 1/2-inch edible seeds (pignolia nuts). These nuts can be eaten raw or roasted and are used as an ingredient in traditional Italian cuisine.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Italian Stone Pine has a moderate growth rate. Grows up to 80 feet in height and 35 to 45 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 6 to 8. Once established, this tree has good drought tolerance. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/2 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing for spring germination

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 10 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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