Botanical Name: Pinus eldarica
 Common Name: Afghan Pine
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree, Conifer

 

Height Range

40-60'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Background

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Norman's Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen pine grows rapidly to 50' x 30'. Dark green needles. Provides a Mediterranean look. Consider mature size. Native to Afghanistan. Avail. in 1G., 5G., 15G., 24" Box, 36" Box, 48" Box, 60" Box
Frost tolerant to 10 F. May be sold as Pinus brutia ssp. eldarica. Also try Pinus canariensis.