Scientific Name: Pinus nigra Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:Austrian pine, black pine Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Acicular, Serrulate
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Green-yellow, Yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Screening, Specimen plant, Wind break
Key ID Features:Whorled, organized branching, evenly spaced branching; needles 2 per fascicle, 14 cm long, flexible, not snapping when sharply bent; buds whitish and bullet shaped; cone stems are centered; cones large and tan coloured; bark of upper trunk gray to dark brown.