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Tall Growing Pines (Pinus)

Pinus canariensis
Pinus canariensis
"Canary Island Pine"
A narrow, conical shape when young, oval when mature. The juvenile foliage is bright blue, becoming bright green, long needles in a few years.

Pinus densiflora
"Japanese Red Pine"
A tree of variable shape, tending to twist and knot and having reddish bark. Deep green needles. Good for shaping into "Japanese" styles.

Pinus monticola 'Pacific'
Pinus monticola 'Pacific'
A beautiful form of the "Western White Pine"
Bright golden, long needles throughout the year. Bushy, round-topped tree.

Pinus patula
Pinus patula
"Weeping Mexican Pine"
An ornamental round topped tree. The long glossy grass-green needles hang in graceful clusters. A fast grower, reaching at least 5M in the first 10 years.

Pinus pinaster
Pinus pinaster
"Maritime Pine"
A pine well suited to coastal conditions and will tolerate light sandy soils. Forms a round-topped tree with a bare trunk, good shade tree. Should reach at least 5M in the first 10 years.

Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata

"Monterey Pine"
A tall tree with a broad, irregular crown. A valuable timber tree. Glossy, dark green, aromatic needles. should grow 5M in 10 years.

 


Pinus strobus
Pinus strobus
"Eastern White Pine"
A large tree, conical when young, later round-topped. Attractive fine blue-green needles giving the tree a soft appearance. Fast grower.

Pinus sylvestris
Pinus sylvestris
"Scots Pine"
The only native pine of the British Isles. Usually a tall straight tree, sometimes more shrubby. reddish coloured bark, thick green needles.

Pinus thunbergii
Pinus thunbergii
"Japanese Black Pine"
A distinct tree with a rugged trunk and stout, twisted branches. Valued in Japan where it is trained and trimmed into classical Japanese styles. Dark green, thick sharp needles. Grows to approx 3-4M in the first 10 years.

Pinus wallichiana
Pinus wallichiana
"Western Himalayan Pine"
A strong growing tree with long grey needles. Develops a round crown with age. A fast grower.

Pinus wallichiana 'Frosty'
Pinus wallichiana 'Frosty'
Pinus wallichiana 'Frosty'
An unusual form of the "Western Himalayan Pine". A stong growing tree, with a broad crown. The long greyish-green needles have a yellowish frosted appearance.
Pinus coulteri
Pinus coulteri
"Big Cone Pine"
A tall tree with a straight, but sometimes contorted trunk. The deeply furrowed bark is dark brown in colour. Produces enormous cones up to 35cm long.

Pinus halepensis
Pinus halepensis

"Aleppo or Lone Pine"
A shade tree with a rounded head. Attractive light green foliage. A plant in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra was raised from a seed sent home by an Australian soldier from Gallipoli in 1915.


Pinus pinea
Pinus pinea
"Italian Stone Pine" or "Umbrella Pine"
A flat topped tree forming a shady canopy. The foliage is grey when young, soon maturing to long bright green needles. Produces large edible pine nuts.

Pinus ponderosa
Pinus ponderosa
"Western Yellow Pine"
A tall pyramidal pine with dark green needles. Develops a straight clean trunk. Should reach at least 5M in the first 10 years.

Pinus resinosa 'Aurea'
Pinus resinosa 'Aurea'
A golden form of the "American Red Pine". A rare and beautiful tree developing a straight trunk and rounded crown. Long dark gold needles. grows to approx 4M in the first 10 years.
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
An upright form of the "Eastern White Pine". A slender, upright tree with soft grey-blue needles. an excellent pine where height but not width are required.
Pinus sylvestris 'Argentea'
Pinus sylvestris 'Argentea'
A bright blue form of the "Scots Pine". The long, thick needles are a stunning blue colour. An upright, open growing tree reaching at least 4m in the first 10 years.
Pinus thunbergii 'Oculis Draconis'
Pinus thunbergii 'Oculis Draconis'
An interesting form of the "Japanese Black Pine" with long needles in gold and green bands. An irregular shaped tree.
Pinus thunbergii 'Toburu Matsu'
Pinus thunbergii 'Toburu Matsu'
A rare form of the "Japanese Black Pine". Numerous  golden flecks are scattered on each dark green needle. Grows to approx 3M in the first 10 years.
Pinus virginiana 'Wate's Gold'
Pinus virginiana 'Wate's Gold'
A golden form of the "Virginia or Scrub Pine". The long needles are a bright gold colour. Initially a shrubby plant with irregular branches, eventually a small tree.
Pinus wallichiana 'Zebrina'
Pinus wallichiana 'Zebrina'
"Variegated Western Himalayan Pine"
A stong growing tree, with a broad crown. The long greyish-green needles have contrasting yellow bands.