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Pinus leucodermis

Bosnian pine

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  • Pinus leucodermis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Pinus leucodermis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Height14m to 21m
  • Spread5m to 7m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Pinus leucodermis (Bosnian pine). A conical evergreen tree from the Balkans. Bears dark green pointed leaves and grey bark.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Pine

Origin

Balkans

Interest and use

Specimen. Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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.

Propagation

You can 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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