California Foothill Pine, Digger Pine, Gray Pine, Foothills Pine, Sabine Pine, Bull Pine, Grayleaf Pine Pinus sabiniana

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Pinus sabiniana

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Pinus

Species:

sabiniana

Common Name:

California Foothill Pine, Digger Pine, Gray Pine, Foothills Pine, Sabine Pine, Bull Pine, Grayleaf Pine

Seeds Per Pound:
612
Quantity:
2.15 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
13
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-70 feet
Collection Locale:
California
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 2.15 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$7.95
1 lb
$239.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Pale blue-green needles to 12", cones to 10", of loose, open habit, edible seeds, native to California.
* The Gray Pine ( Pinus sabineana ) is a pine endemic to California in the United States , historically and internationally, the common name has been more frequently termed Digger Pine . The tree typically grows to 12-15 m, but can reach 35 m in height. The needles of the Gray Pine are in fascicles (bundles) of three, distinctively pale gray-green, sparse and drooping, and grow to 20-30 cm in length. The seed cones are large and heavy, 12-35 cm in length and almost as wide as they are long. The male cones grow at the base of shoots on the lower branches. It is also known as Foothill Pine , Ghost Pine , California Foothill Pine , Bull Pine and Nut Pine . more...
* Digger Pines produce oversized, large cones with edible seeds

Yields an essential oil called 'Abietine'. It is colourless, with the odour of oranges, and is obtained by distilling the resinous juices. more...