pinus nigra austriaca

Recognisable throughout Britain with its blue/grey needles and sculptural shape, this pine is suitable for any soil - including chalk. Its also happy on exposed, cold sites. Grows to 20ft after 15 years.

Excels in almost any conditions - as long as it has enough light to do its thing. 'By seed'

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Large Green

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