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Balkan Pine

Botanical Name
Pinus peuce
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
30 to 60 feet
Flowers
Monoecious
Fruit
Cone: nearly cylindrical, 3 to 6 inches, light brown, resinous
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • May be difficult to find in nurseries
  • Relatively tolerant of many soils as long as well-drained
  • Somewhat soil salt tolerant
  • Slow growing
Problems
Cankers, needle blights, scale, webworm, spittlebug, shoot borer, pine wilt, Zimmerman pine moth, sawfly
Varieties
  • Pacific Blue - blue needles and more upright habit than the species

Upcoming Appearances


August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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