Montezuma Pine

Pinus montezumae

Ocote, Rough-Barked Mexican Pine

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Also known as Montezuma pine and ocote, this coniferous tree species originates from Mexico and Central America and has a pleasant aromatic scent. Grows into a rounded crown structure and produces dark brown to grey bark. The wood is popular in construction and produces useful flammable resin.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Fruiting time

Summer

Special features

Origin

America, Central, America

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Pinaceae
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