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.
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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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, the moth Pine Processionary danger to humans, can be invasive
Pests and diseases:
Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni (Pine Processionary)
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:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
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?