Pinus Nigra Nigra 3 Litre Pot
Pinus or pines as they are popularly known as, are evergreen conifers that are long lived and can live up to 1,000years. The bark varies from thick and scaly to thin and flaking.
Pines have four types of leaves, the seed leaves that are found on seedlings, juvenile leaves that follow the seed leaves, scale leaves that are small and brown and formed spirally and the needles, these are adult leaves which are a long dark green.
Pinus grow really well in acidic soils, they do need good soil drainage but some varieties can tolerate poorly drained wet soils.
Pinus Nigra is a lovely flame shaped, large conifer with dark green leaves and red bark. Pines make beautiful specimens and also screen out an unwanted sites. They can reach a height of Higher than 12 metres, at full maturity.