Oregon Green Austrian Pine
Pinus nigra 'Oregon Green'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus NY-gruh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately slow growing; reaches 18 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide at maturity.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This small to medium sized tree can be used as a stand alone specimen or for a wooded expanse. It is loved by a variety of birds that nest in its dense branches.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Oval, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Unique Specimen Tree|
Thrives in deep, average, well-drained, sandy or gravelly loams, but highly adaptable to a wide range, except soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates occasional, moderate drought. Fertilize in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8