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Pinus ayacahuite

Mexican white pine

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Features

  • Height2m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Leaf ColourShiny grey-green

Description

Pinus ayacahuite (Mexican white pine). This species is a broad conical tree with smooth grey bark. The leaves are pendent and shiny deep green, with rounded female cones.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Conifer or Tree

Other common names

Pine

Origin

Africa, Asia

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained.

Propagation

Propagate by seed or by grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible. Conifer spinning mite may cause defoliation.

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