Catalogue A# 2018-NA DG6
GPS 45D 43' 58" N / 108D 37' 20" W
These specimens are non-accessioned.
Location: Along pathway between Sensory Garden and Dottie's.
Curator's note: Austrian Pine is one of the healthiest and most abundant species found in the arboretum.
This 27 inch Austrian pine provides overall benefits of: $89 every year.
Tree or Plant Type: Tree
Foliage: Evergreen (foliage year-round)
Native Locale: Non-native
Landscape Uses: Screen, Shade tree, Specimen
Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height: 50-60 feet
Mature Width: 20-40 feet
Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 (Chicago), Zone 6, Zone 7
Soil Preference: Dry soil
Acid Soils: Tolerant
Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
Salt Spray: Tolerant
Soil Salt: Intolerant
Drought Conditions: Tolerant
Poor Drainage: Tolerant
Ornamental Interest: Attractive bark
Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid winter, Late winter, Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall
Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
Shape or Form: Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Moderate
Transplants Well: No
Pinus nigra, the Austrian pine or black pine, is a moderately variable species of pine, occurring across southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the eastern Mediterranean on Anatolian peninsula of Turkey and on Corsica/Cyprus, including Crimea, and in the high mountains of the Maghreb in North Africa.