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

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Design Styles

Mediterranean, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

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Location Uses

Background

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

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Water Saving Tip:

Rainwater is very beneficial for your plants, and it's free.

You can harvest rain by contouring your yard with small berms, channels, or swales to direct water runoff to your plants.