PINE SWISS STONE

PINUS CEMBRA
Height

30 – 40'

Spread

15 – 20'

Zone

4 – 7

Habit

Upright

Foliage

Green

Fall Color

Green

Swiss stone pine or Arolla pine is native to mountain areas in central Europe from the Alps to the Carpathians. It is a slow-growing, medium-sized pine with a narrow pyramidal shape in its youth, gradually becoming rounded and more open as it matures. It typically grows 30-40’ tall in cultivation, but will grow to 100’ tall in the wild in its native habitat. Soft, dark green needles (2-5” long) appear in bundles of five. Short-stalked, oblong cones (to 2.5” long) are greenish purple when young, maturing to purplish-brown. Cones never open. Cone seeds are edible. The pine nuts consumed as food in Europe primarily come from the stone pines, namely, this species and P. pinea (Italian stone pine).

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers sandy loams.

Healthy, well-maintained trees usually have few problems. Resistant to blister rust.

Good specimen pine for smaller landscapes.

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Availability & Ordering

PINE SWISS STONE #1 CONTAINER

PINSSTN01

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Notice

When ordering tray material, any 38 Ct and 50 Ct Evergreen Gro Plugs or 18 Ct cell liner trays, the order quantity must be in full tray increments.

Example
  • 7 trays of 50 Ct Gro Plugs would be 350 plants on the order line.
  • 5 trays of 18 Ct trays would be 90 plants on the order line.

All bare root birch single stem must be ordered in increments of 10.

 

Availability Legend

  • 50GP = One year from seed, sold 50 trees per tray, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • 18 Ct Tray = Two years from seed/cutting, 3 tray mix/match minimum
  • #1 Container = 3 year old tree container grown
  • #5 Container =  5 year old tree container established
  • Bare root birch = 1 year from seed or cutting
Season Code
  • F23 – S24
When products are available
  • FALL 2023 – SPRING 2024

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