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Pinus cembra L.

Zone 3

Description

Growth Rate: Moderately slow

Height: 12 m (40 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span: 50-90 years

Why Plant It?

  • Attractive dense, pyramidal shape

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Well-drained, acidic soil
  • Moderate moisture

Dislikes

  • Alkaline or saline soil
  • Compaction

Insects

Mountain Pine Beetle

Sequoia Pitch Moth
White Pine Weevil
Ips borer

Disease

Western Gall Rust
Needle Cast

Last updated: 12/31/2012 12:57:17 PM