Italian Stone Pine

Italian Stone Pine: Pinus pinea

Italian Stone Pine

Watering Instructions: Water thoroughly, don’t allow to fully dry out. Do not let plant sit in standing water.

Indoor Care Instructions: Place your tree in a sunny place. Add lights or decorations for the holidays.

Outdoor Care Instructions: Move your tree outside after the danger of freezing weather. Put it in a sunny location with a minimum of 6 hours sunlight per day. You can leave it in the pot, repot into a larger container or plant it in the ground. Lightly prune to maintain a Christmas tree shape or let it grow naturally.

USDA zones: 7-11

Mature Size: 35-60′ Tall

Fun Facts & Uses: Mature Stone Pines will produce pine nuts are healthy and delicious. Italian Stone Pines have short blue/silver needles when young and longer dark green needles when mature. Decorate with lights and enjoy in your home. When planting in containers use a good potting soil purchased at your local nursery or big box store. Keep the soil level in the pot the same as in the new container. When planting in the ground, water regularly during the first growing season to establish the root system. After the first year planted reduce the watering frequency as pines will tolerate some drought.

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