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Bosnian Pine

Pinus leucodermis

Pronunciation: PY-nus lew-ko-DER-mis
SKU #06555
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Intriguing specimen with unique purple-blue cones when young, maturing to brown. Dense, pyramidal tree makes a fine landscape specimen, accent tree or windbreak. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow grower to 40 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, larger with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Pyramidal
STYLE
Landscape Use Windbreak
Design Ideas This columnar pine is a great low-maintenance evergreen for suburban homesites or parks. Very useful to separate multistory homes on very narrow lots. Plant densely for a noise-absorbing, wind-cutting wall of green. To appreciate its natural beauty, plant as a single specimen or in groves of three to five.
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Grow Bosnian Pine as a vertical background of evergreen foliage to highlight more spectacular trees in the foreground. Try Eastern Redbud, (Cercis canadensis), Radiant Crabapple, (Malus x 'Radiant')or Red Buckeye, (Aesculus pavia). May also stand nicely with columnar Lombardy Poplar, (Populus nigra 'Italica') or Cologreen Juniper, (Juniperus scopulorum 'Colorgreen').
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
HISTORY
Lore Pine is one of the primary woods for provincial European furniture making.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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