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Brepo® Austrian Pine

Pinus nigra 'Pierrick Bregeon'

Attractive and easy to care for, this dense shrub maintains its rich green color year-round and its spherical form with no trimming. Withstands heavy wind without browning of the needles. Excellent for containers or in the ground. Evergreen.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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LoreBlack pine is native to a large range of Northern African Atlas Mountains to Asia Minor and Eastern Europe. Its tolerance of poor, sandy and dry soils has led to its planting in a wide variety of conservation situations.
Average Size at MaturityForms a compact, dense mound 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeDoes not flower
Design IdeasSmall shrubby pines make valuable plants for difficult sites. Use as evergreen foundation planting. Well suited to shrub borders, along fence lines and in plantings that divide properties. In smaller hedges will help divert snow drift and drying winds damaging to less rugged planting. An excellent plant for pruning into creative shapes for the season and attractive under snow. Add to Asian gardens or integrate into wild and quasi-native landscapes for problem solving with a naturalized appearance.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Erosion Control, Hedge, Rock Garden, Topiary, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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