Monterey Pine, Radiata Pine, Insignis Pine Pinus radiata New Zealand

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Botanical Name:

Pinus radiata New Zealand

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Pinus

Species:

radiata

Location:

New Zealand

Common Name:

Monterey Pine, Radiata Pine, Insignis Pine

Height:
50-150 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 14 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Pinus radiata (family Pinaceae) is known in English as Monterey Pine or the Insignis Pine in some parts of the world (mainly in the USA , Canada and the British Isles ), and Radiata Pine in others (primarily Australia and New Zealand ). more...
* Bright green needles to 6", 7" cones, native to California south to Baja, grows quickly when young, "a beautiful specimen" (Wyman), used ornamentally in southern California, especially along the coast, and as a timber tree throughout the world in Mediterranean climates . Noxious weed in California.

This is a very interesting concept.....It is native to California...... and it is considered a noxious weed in California! more...
* Very tolerant of maritime exposure and salt-laden winds, it is also very fast growing. Increases in height of between 1 and 2.5 metres per year have been recorded even in exposed positions, it makes an excellent shelterbelt tree. more...
Usda description:
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