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Singleleaf Pinyon

Pinus monophylla

Pronunciation: PY-nus mon-oh-FIL-uh
SKU #01940

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Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 8 to 15 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide in 10 years, 30 ft. at maturity.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Pyramidal
Landscape Use Windbreak
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo); Maple (Acer); Oak (Quercus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Switch Grass (Panicum)
Care Provide 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.

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