Pinus Nigra Spielburg 15 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 Spielburg is a compact dwarf form of Austrian pine. Long bright green leaves are densely tufted.Can be trimmed to shape. Whiteish grey candles of new growth light up the tree in spring. Tolerates an exposed site. Requires full sun and moist soil. Height 1m