Pyramidal Austrian Pine, Ghost Pine Pinus nigra pyramidalis

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Botanical Name:

Pinus nigra pyramidalis









Common Name:

Pyramidal Austrian Pine, Ghost Pine

Seeds Per Pound:
5.17 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
Germination Test Type:
60-100 feet
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In Stock: 5.17 lb
  • Pinus nigra Pyramidalis

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1 packet (~ 20 seeds)
10 gram (~ 459 seeds)
1 oz (~ 1302 seeds)
1 lb (~ 20825 seeds)
1 kg (~ 45911 seeds)
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Pinus nigra, the Austrian pine or black pine, is a moderately variable species of pine, occurring across southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the eastern Mediterranean on Anatolian peninsula of Turkey and on Corsica/Cyprus, including Crimea, and in the high mountains of the Maghreb in North Africa.
* It is found at elevations ranging from sea level to 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), most commonly from 250–1,600 metres (820–5,250 ft). Several of the varieties have distinct English names.
* Pinus nigra is a large coniferous evergreen tree, growing to 20–55 metres (66–180 ft) high at maturity and spreading to 20 to 40 feet wide. The bark is grey to yellow-brown, and is widely split by flaking fissures into scaly plates, becoming increasingly fissured with age. The leaves ("needles") are thinner and more flexible in western populations.
* Pinus nigra is moderately fast growing, at about 30–70 centimetres (12–28 in) per year. It usually has a rounded conic form, that becomes irregular with age. The tree can be long-lived, with some trees over 500 years old. It needs full sun to grow well, is intolerant of shade, and is resistant to snow and ice damage.
* The lumber is used for rough carpentry and furniture. more...
* In the US and Canada, the European black pine is planted as a street tree, and as an ornamental tree in gardens and parks. Its value as a street tree is largely due to its resistance to salt spray (from road de-icing salt) and various industrial pollutants (including ozone), and its intermediate drought tolerance. In the UK the tree is planted as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens. It is planted with great success as far north as Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. more...
A widely used landscape tree especially in the Midwest and East. It is dense and cone-shaped when young, broadening at the top with age. The deeply furrowed bark is scaled in a mosaic of white, gray and dark brown. The shiny dark green needles are 3 to 6 1/2". It is tolerant of urban, seaside, and other difficult conditions. An important forestry tree in Europe it is native to central and south central Europe and Turkey.
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