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Mexican Weeping Pine, Mexican Yellow Pine, Jelicote Pine
Pinus patula

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: patula (PAT-yoo-luh) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

East Palo Alto, California

Hayward, California

Placerville, California

North Bend, Oregon

El Paso, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 29, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Tall Mexican species that has become established all over the world, including Hawaii and S Africa. Used as source of pine nuts in Mexico. Drooping, sparse needles.