Pinus pinaster

£2.50

Maritime pine. Large evergreen tree from Southwestern Europe, growing to 30 m (100 ft) or more in height – 6 m (20 ft) in 10 years. Bears edible seeds, 10 mm (0.4”) long. A major source of resin, giving pitch, tar and turpentine. Also used for shelterbelts and stabilising sand dunes. The timber is valued for construction etc. Likes a light soil and sun; hardy to -15°C. Stratification: CS4. Number of seeds: 15.

14 in stock

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Maritime pine. Large evergreen tree from Southwestern Europe, growing to 30 m (100 ft) or more in height – 6 m (20 ft) in 10 years. Bears edible seeds, 10 mm (0.4”) long. A major source of resin, giving pitch, tar and turpentine. Also used for shelterbelts and stabilising sand dunes. The timber is valued for construction etc. Likes a light soil and sun; hardy to -15°C. Stratification: CS4