Italian stone pine growing tree of the genus Pinus also known as Umbrella pine, Italian stone pine perennial pinophyta plant and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11a.

Leaves color is green, needle like shape connected in the base of the leaf.

Flower small color yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate, the male flowers on the top of the tree, female flowers lower and grow on a cone.

Italian stone pine nuts

Nuts are cover with black brown nutshell, the nuts grow in a cone the color of the nuts are yellow-cream.

Italian stone pine for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Italian stone pine growing and care:

Cool winter in the winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft in Italian stone pine?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, the moth Pine Processionary danger to humans, can be invasive

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni (Pine Processionary)

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
No need (just when young for deign)

Size of the plant?
10-30 m, 30-100 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Small yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate, the male flowers have dusty pollen on the top of the tree, female flowers lower and grow on a cone

Pollination is done by:
Wind, gravitation

Edible nuts

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Worms

What can be done with big quantities of Italian stone pine fruits?
Eat raw, Pesto, cooked

Work requirements on the fruit:
Open the nutshell

How long does it take to bear fruit?
5-15 years

Scientific name:

Pinus pinea

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