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Pinus bungeana

Lacebark pine

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Features

  • Height10m to 13m
  • Spread6m to 7m
  • Growth HabitUpright vase
  • Leaf ColourGreen yellow

Description

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark pine). This is a beautiful tree it is valued for its bark, The 3 sheath needles are about 3in long they are bright green. The round cones are 2in long.

Characteristics

Needled evergreen, Conifer or Tree

Other common names

Pine

Origin

Northwest China

Interest and use

Specimen, bark

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, they are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained , you can propagate from seeds or grafting.

Propagation

Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true). Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

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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