Austrian pine (Pinus nigra)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Austrian pine
Austrian pine
Austrian pine (Pinus nigra)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large, evergreen tree, but these cultivars below are smaller; dark green needles; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerant to compacted, heavy clay soil; drought, salt, and urban tolerant; very susceptible to a number of insects and diseases; native to Europe; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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