Pinus eldarica

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Afghan Pine

 
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Information by: Kathleen Moore        Photographer: Norman's Nursery

 

Description

Evergreen pine grows rapidly to 50' x 30'. Dark green needles. Provides a Mediterranean look. Consider mature size. Native to Afghanistan.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree, Conifer

 

Height Range

40-60'

 

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

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Fruit Color

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Fruit Season

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Sun

Full

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

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Location Uses

Background

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

Overwatering your plants can lead to excessive work for you.

Plants that get more water than they need grow faster and require more pruning and mowing.