Pinus monophyllaItem #1940 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
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Thick, evergreen, single needles provide a neat and bold appearance to a rustic tree whose gray color blends well with dry high-desert and mountain landscapes as well as modern and Mediterranean gardens. Can produce edible pine nuts after 15 years or greater age.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Slow growing; reaches 8 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 8 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:PY-nus mon-oh-FIL-uhPlant type:ConiferDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 8 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 8 ft. wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Edible, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Companion PlantsMaidenhair Tree (Ginkgo); Maple (Acer); Oak (Quercus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Switch Grass (Panicum)
- CareCare InformationProvide deep, low moisture, well-drained sandy loam; does not tolerate wet, heavy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an, extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Prune for shape and structure in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.