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Swiss stone pine

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Swiss pine
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Paul-Émile Gagnon)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Dark green foliage
Drought tolerant
Height: 6 m
Spread: 2.5 m

Common name

Swiss stone pine

Latin name (genus)

Pinus cembra

French common name

Botanical family

  • Pinaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun

Type of soil: well-drained, slightly acidic

Slow grower

Sensitive to de-icing salt

Hardiness

  • Zone 3a

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