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Common Name: Austrian Pine

Species Name: Pinus nigra

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Europe
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Pine wilt nematode, needle blight, diplodia tip blight; this was one of the toughest and most often used pines but the pine wilt nematode changed all that



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 40-foot diameter, 100-foot height
    • Leaves: Fascicles of 2, persisting about 4 years, 3-6 inches long, stiff, dense, straight or curved, stomatic lines on surface



Soil Preference Adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Salt tolerant, heat and drought tolerant


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