Maritime Pine

Pinus pinaster

Cluster Pine, European Turpentine, Mauritius Pine, Pinaster, Seaside Pine, Star Pine

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Evergreen coniferous tree species with paired foliage which is reduced to needle-like, rigid structures which are around 25cm long. This species grows into an open-crowned shape with a tall, clear trunk. Cones are woody and coloured brown, measuring around 15cm long and these tend to stay on the tree for years.
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Planning

Fruiting time

Autumn

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Pinaceae
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