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Austrian Pine vs Swiss Stone Pine

Pinus nigra

Pinus cembra

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Austrian Pine
Swiss Stone Pine

Austrian Pine is a medium-sized evergreen known for its dense rounded crown and long needles.

This moderately fast growing tree adds year-round colour to your yard and tends to be resistant the effects of snow, ice, and pollution.

Swiss Stone Pine is a hardy, slow-growing evergreen. Narrowly pyramidal while young, this long-lived tree is adaptable to many soil types. Due to its shape and density, Swiss Stone Pine is a versatile shade or accent tree.

Although our pictures don't show it, this seldom seen tree is among the most attractive conifers we have seen and is likely why it is the most chosen tree used for memorials or dedications in public parks.

Swiss Stone Pine is also sought after for the large seeds it produces. They are often used as other pine nuts are and are tasty in pesto. It is also a favourite of bonsai growers.

AUSTRIAN PINE QUICK FACTS

SWISS STONE PINE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 4a
Zone: 3a
Height: 25 m (82 ft)
Height: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 5 m (15 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: green
Bark: light gray bark with fissures that increase with age
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: long
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: corsican pine, european black pine


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no