Pinus monophyllaItem #1940 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
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.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:PY-nus mon-oh-FIL-uhPlant type:ConiferDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing to 8 to 15 ft. high, 4 to 8 ft. wide.Foliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Companion PlantsMaidenhair Tree (Ginkgo); Maple (Acer); Oak (Quercus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Switch Grass (Panicum)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Prune for shape and structure in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.