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PlantFiles: Bosnian Pine
Pinus heldreichii

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Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: heldreichii (hel-DRIK-ee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Pinus nigra var. leucodermis
Synonym:Pinus heldreichii var. leucodermis
Synonym:Pinus leucodermis

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Category:
Shrubs
Conifers

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Dark/Black

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Bluespruce_Paul On Oct 21, 2011, Bluespruce_Paul from Portland
United Kingdom wrote:

An extremely tough pine, it grows well near our extremely exposed west facing wall down one side of our garden in full sun, and less than 100 metres from the cliff tops of the west coast of Portland, Dorset.
No windburn, and little maintenance required.
It looks stunning up-lighted at night, and equally so during the daytime in all weathers, in all seasons.
No-one ever mentions this, but it has a beautifully curious habit of closing its needles to the stems somewhat, during wet or foggy weather.
It provides strong and masculine structural attributes to my 'long' conifer border, and I feel it would easily lend itself to mixed borders and beds too.

Positive Pinyon On Jan 23, 2009, Pinyon from Prescott, AZ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Generally a slow growing tree, it does well in poor soil and has shown moderate drought tolerance. It's also quite rugged and stands up to the harsh winds of my area and can endure intense cold as well as moderate heat. It also bears beautiful, purple cones on occasion. I'd certainly recommend this as a centerpiece for someone's yard due to it's highly conical shape.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Prescott, Arizona (2 reports)
Louisville, Kentucky
Cleveland, Ohio



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