Bosnian Pine, Heldrich Pine Pinus heldreichii - Pinus leucodermis , Pinus pindica

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Botanical Name:

Pinus heldreichii







Common Name:

Bosnian Pine, Heldrich Pine

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  • Pinus heldreichii

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: will germinate in 14-60 days.
In a Nutshell:
* The Bosnian Pine ( Pinus heldreichii , synonym P. leucodermis , family Pinaceae ) is a species of pine that occurs in the mountains of southeastern Europe.
* It is an evergreen tree is up to 25–35 m height, and 2 m trunk diameter.
* Bosnian pine is a popular ornamental tree in parks and large gardens, giving reliable steady though not fast growth on a wide range of sites, and with a very neat, conical crown.
* A notable specimen in the Pirin Mountains of Bulgaria, known as Baikushev's pine, is 24 metres (79 ft) tall, 2.2 metres (7 ft 3 in) in diameter, and is estimated to be over 1300 years old. more...